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Ted Deutch calls for stricter, quicker sanctions on Iran nuclear violations

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A bill introduced by Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch that would make it easier impose sanctions on Iran if it violates the terms of the Iran nuclear deal cleared the House Tuesday. “The Iran Sanctions Act has served as the backbone of our Iran policy for two decades and ultimately helped force Iran to the negotiating table,” Deutch said. “Now that the deal is in effect, the Iranian regime must fully understand that violations of the deal will be met…

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Do Florida’s Cubans prefer Kendrick Meek over Marco Rubio?

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Marco Rubio was born in Miami to Cuban-born parents, became the first Cuban-American speaker of the Florida House, and he takes a hard line on U.S. policy towards Havana. Rubio leads Gov. Charlie Crist by approximately 28 percentage points in the race for the GOP Senate nomination, and in a matchup with Rep. Kendrick Meek, the presumptive Democratic nominee, he wins by 5 points. So with Marco Rubio poised to become the nation’s third Cuban-American senator, why haven’t the rainmakers…

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Do Florida’s Cubans prefer Kendrick Meek over Marco Rubio?

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Marco Rubio was born in Miami to Cuban-born parents, became the first Cuban-American speaker of the Florida House, and he takes a hard line on U.S. policy toward Havana. Rubio leads Gov. Charlie Crist by approximately 28 percentage points in the race for the GOP Senate nomination, and in a matchup with Rep. Kendrick Meek, the presumptive Democratic nominee, he wins by 5 points. So with Marco Rubio poised to become the nation’s third Cuban-American senator, why haven’t the rainmakers…

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