Senators to Seek Symbolic Vote on U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

March 24, 2015 10:05 PM

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(Bloomberg) -- Republican Senator Mark Kirk said he’ll seek to force a symbolic vote on increased U.S. sanctions against Iran during debate this week on the federal budget.

“I have an amendment coming up that basically recommends a new round of sanctions,” said Kirk of Illinois. He said he would introduce the measure as an amendment to the Senate budget plan with Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey.

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