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Cardin lands complicated deal with GOP, Obama on Iran
Cardin lands complicated deal with GOP, Obama on Iran

Less than two weeks after becoming the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ben Cardin scored a major legislative victory Tuesday by negotiating an agreement to give Congress oversight of an emerging deal to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. In a rare display of bipartisanship, the committee voted unanimously to back a revised version of the legislation crafted by Cardin and the panel's Republican chairman, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee. An earlier draft of the measure faced opposition from lawmakers of both parties as well as the White House. If approved, the Corker-Menendez bill would give Congress 30 days to approve or disapprove of any agreement the...

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