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Carlos Lopez-Cantera challenges Patrick Murphy to justify support of Iran deal

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Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera is challenging the leading Democratic Senate candidate to justify his support of the controversial Iran nuclear deal. In a statement Thursday, Lopez-Cantera asks U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy to join him for a series of unspecified monthly town hall meetings with Florida voters. The debates, he said, would be so the Jupiter Democrat could explain in person his backing of President Barack Obama‘s “reckless Iran concessions.” Both Lopez-Cantera and Murphy are running  for the U.S. Senate to replace U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who…

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Marco Rubio to John Kerry: Release secret Iran deal letters

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio issued a joint announcement along with Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk addressed to Secretary of State John Kerry, asking the nation’s top diplomat to release letters he sent to foreign officials regarding Iran sanctions as part of the recently proposed nuclear weapons deal. The statement imploring Kerry to release the correspondence seemed to suggest their contents may include assurances that U.S. punitive measures would not seriously disrupt international trade. “These letters appear to reassure these foreign governments that their companies…

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Today on Context Florida: Iran nuclear deal, energy diversification and patience

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Today on Context Florida: Political opportunists and wannabes worldwide are working their mouths and typing fingers overtime this week, Daniel Tilson says, trying to turn American public opinion against the Iran nuclear deal in hopes Congress refuses to approve it this summer. And they’re not all seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination either — not yet anyway. In fact, the leader of the pack of peace-busters is a foreigner, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Whether or not one agrees about the…

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