U.S. Senator Mikulski gives Obama key vote to protect Iran nuclear deal

September 2, 2015 2:22 PM

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WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski said on Wednesday she will support the Iran nuclear deal, giving President Barack Obama the 34 Senate votes needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving the deal.

Thirty-two Senate Democrats and two independents who vote with the Democrats now back the agreement.

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