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Stories with person: Jeff Flake
  • McConnell acknowledges difficulty in blocking Iran deal 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 6:44 pm

    GEORGETOWN, Kentucky - President Barack Obama has "a great likelihood of success" in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell grudgingly acknowledged on Monday.

  • Sole GOP senator weighing support for Iran deal will vote no 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 4:37 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, the lone Republican senator who was considering support for the Iran nuclear deal, announced plans on Saturday to vote no, dealing a significant blow to the White House's efforts to garner bipartisan backing for the controversial accord.