The Plum Line: Iran


Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Divide deepens among Democrats on Iran

Senator Barbara Boxer is organizing against the Iran sanctions bill sought by Senators Chuck Schumer and Robert Menendez.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:21 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 12/19/2013

White House to Senate Dems: Your Iran sanctions bill makes war more likely

Democrats are increasingly likely to vote on a sanctions bill early next year.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:44 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Senate Dems close in on Iran sanctions bill

Hawks look for a way to level new sanctions while giving the White House the flexibility it wants.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:19 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 12/06/2013

Fears mount that Dems will undermine White House on Iran

The House may pass a bipartisan measure that could undercut the administration.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:07 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Will Senate Dems really undermine the White House on Iran?

It’s going to be a tough case for them to make.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:43 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/27/2013

A way forward for Dems on Iran

They can threaten to hold a vote on sanctions later, while giving the White House the flexibility it needs to pursue a longer term deal.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Americans are sick of war. Washington should take notice.

Polls show broad public support for the Iran deal, yet politicians on both sides immediately attacked it.

By Ryan Cooper  |  11:49 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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