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California Democrat wants to work with Kathy Castor on ending sanctions against Cuba

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Despite the diplomatic breakthrough with Cuba announced by President Obama in December of 2014, the idea of removing the more than 50-year-old economic embargo against the communist island doesn’t appear to be any closer to fading away. The Republican-led Congress would have to repeal both the 1996 Helms-Burton Act and the Trading With The Enemy Act for that to occur. And while Democrats feel pretty good about their chances of recapturing control of the Senate this fall, the House remains…

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