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Reid dismisses 'longshot' prospects for Iran deal filibuster

WASHINGTON Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told reporters gathered in Las Vegas that filibustering a bill to disapprove of the nuclear deal with Iran would be a "longshot." Still, the Nevada Democrat has far from given up hope on rounding up not only the 34 votes needed to sustain a veto from President Barack Obama, but the 41 needed to thwart the GOP-led Senate from getting the disapproval legislation through the chamber at all. "As far as procedurally stopping this bill from moving forward, I am not giving up hope on that," Reid said. "I know it's a longshot, but I hope that it can be done. We'll just have to see because right now ... we still have...

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