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September 8, 2015 2:05 pm

Democrats Secure Enough Pro-Iran Deal Votes to Halt Opposition in Senate

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Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. Photo: wiki commons.

Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut joined democrats supporting the Iran deal, which means that 41 senators are now publicly backing the deal. Photo: wiki commons.

Three Democratic senators announced Tuesday they will vote in support of the nuclear deal with Iran, appearing to pave the way for a filibuster of Republican-led attempts to disapprove of the controversial agreement.

Pro-deal statements from Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) mean 41 senators are now publicly backing the deal, enough to keep a disapproval resolution from emerging from the Senate and making its way to President Obama’s desk and forcing a veto.

Read full story at The Washington Post.

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