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Iran as the new Obamacare

Iran as the new Obamacare

Last week, Senate Democrats for the second time blocked a vote on a Republican-sponsored resolution disapproving the U.S.-Iran nuclear accord. The outcome was never in doubt given that 42 Democrats had already declared their support for the Iran deal negotiated by the Obama administration — more than enough to deprive Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of the 60 votes needed to bring the measure up for debate, let alone enough to override a promised presidential veto. Under normal circumstances the Senate would now move to other pressing business, such as the looming budget battle that threatens another government shutdown this fall.

But these aren't normal...