Iran war

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His goal is to influence the next president, not the current one.
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"I would simply ask them to explain the weakness in my logic. I don't think they'll find any."
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“There is no better solution. Nobody’s got a plan B.”
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Democrats are afraid to vote, Cruz told reporters in the Capitol. "They are terrified of casting a vote on whether the legislation
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You can tell it's been a slow week in politics, when we're wasting paragraphs on such trivia. But that's life here at the meager beginnings of the 2016 campaign trail. It's April, after all, and we've only got two announced candidacies, officially.
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"Arguments have been made by some of our friends on the other side and the administration that the choice was between this
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"And he got his condescending smile on his face and laughed at me and said, ‘Well, Michele, it’s just not that easy,’" she
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The longtime pattern of the U.S.-Iran relationship: spoilers never go away, they just regroup and try to despoil again and again.
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Backers of a controversial Senate bill to tighten sanctions on Iran in the midst of nuclear negotiations have consistently argued that their motivation is to strengthen the hand of the administration in the talks, hoping to extract greater concessions from Iran.
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"I think the deal is a catastrophe," he said. "I think it is the worst deal since Munich, and I think it might even be more
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Senate Republicans want to put the U.S. on a path to war with Iran. They'd like to use the Senate to blow up the president's efforts to reach a diplomatic agreement with Iran to prevent war. But Republicans don't control the Senate. Therefore, Harry Reid is a dictator.
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The White House on Thursday challenged a group of senators to admit they are working to push the country toward war with Iran, upping the tension between the administration and Senate advocates of tough new sanctions amid nuclear negotiations.
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"Prospective sanctions reinforce this objective should the Iranians fail to negotiate in good faith," he continued. "This
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In the Republican House, for a bill to see action it generally has to satisfy something called the "Hastert Rule." It certainly would be very appropriate for Majority Leader Reid to apply the Hastert Rule in this case.
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Now we know that it's actually not so hard to get Washington to do the right thing if the choices are framed correctly. Having learned this lesson, let us apply it to the question of future wars, and to the proposed Iran war in particular.
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The resolution, S.Res.65, is rightly being called a backdoor to war with Iran -- a convenient way to plunge the U.S. into war without a messy public debate but instead automatically, based on when Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu decides to pull the trigger.
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New legislation would effectively signal that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can decide not just whether to enter Israel into war with Iran, but whether the United States enters such a war.