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Bob Menendez Iran Sanctions

Jennifer Bendery

Peace Gets A Chance: Democratic Hawks Back Off Iran Sanctions Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawkish Senate Democrats are backing off an aggressive push for Iran sanctions legislation, saying they'll give President Barack Obama b...

Ryan Grim

10 Democratic Committee Chairs Warn Menendez's Iran Sanction Bill Could Blow Up Negotiations | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a remarkable rebuke to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), 10 other Senate committee chairs are circul...

Delay Iran Sanctions

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The White House doesn't want the Senate to pass any sanctions at all, and the hardliners in the Senate who aren't fans of the interim deal want to impose new sanctions immediately. Passing delayed sanctions may satisfy both sides enough to be workable, though.