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Mitch Perry Report for 7.14.15 — Can Obama get 34 senators to stay with him on Iran deal?

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Today’s nuclear announcement between the U.S. and Iran will be the big story today and throughout the rest of the summer in Washington. Once the proposal is sent to Congress, the clock begins, with the House and Senate having 60 days to tear the thing apart, which they’re already doing. Once they reject the proposal, President Obama will veto that rejection, and that’s when he’ll need his Democratic senator friends to salvage the deal — 34 senators would need to…

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Tampa Bay Times publishing company not out of the woods regarding finances

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Last fall, things looked as bleak as they ever have when it became publicly known that the Tampa Bay Times, like so many newspapers around the country, was struggling financially. “If you are uncertain about your standing with the Times, this is a good time for a frank conversation with your supervisor,” Times CEO Paul Tash wrote in a memo to staffers last September. “If this long, difficult stretch has tested your commitment to the Times or the newspaper business, this…

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