Senators focusing on bill to limit nuclear deal with Iran

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2015 file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., left, talks with the committee's tanking member Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. on Capitol Hill in Washington. A bill calling for Congress to have a say about an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran has turned into a tug of war on Capitol Hill with Republicans trying to raise the bar so high that a final deal might be impossible and Democrats aiming to give the White House more room to negotiate with Tehran. Democratic and GOP senators are considering more than 50 amendments to a controversial bill introduced by Corker and Menendez. The bill would restrict Obama’s ability to ease sanctions against Iran without congressional approval.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill calling for Congress to have a say on an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran has turned into a tug of war on Capitol Hill, with Republicans trying to raise the bar so high that a final deal might be impossible and Democrats aiming to give the White House more room to negotiate with Tehran.

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