AIPAC Spent $14.5 Million on TV Ads during Iran Deal Debate

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by Eli Clifton In the aftermath of Senate Republicans’ failed efforts to derail the plan agreed on in July to limit Iran’s nuclear program, responsibility has fallen on AIPAC for its inability to persuade a meaningful number of Senate Democrats… Continue Reading  

Why Manchin Opposed The Iran Deal After He Was For It

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by Eli Clifton Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced earlier today that he will oppose the agreement reached between the P5+1 and Iran to constrain Iran’s nuclear program. He joins a short list of Senate Democrats, including Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Robert… Continue Reading  

AIPAC’s Plan B?

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by Jim Lobe *Editor’s Note: Read an accompanying post to this article here. A number of readers have complained that I buried the important news in my last post marking Mikulski’s announcement Wednesday. So I’m reposting below that part of… Continue Reading  

And Mikulski Makes 34. Now What?

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by Jim Lobe As we predicted yesterday, Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski has said that she will vote against any resolution to reject the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA), thus making it certain that a veto cast by Obama against such… Continue Reading  

UANI, Samore Go Their Separate Ways

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by Jim Lobe It seems that the stridently anti-deal United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and its president until today, Gary Samore—who has spoken in favor of the Iranian nuclear deal—have sealed an amicable agreement to divorce, effective immediate. In a… Continue Reading