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In a significant win for the White House, Senate Democrats have blocked a Republican resolution of disapproval of the Iran nuclear deal from going to a final vote. The vote on the procedural motion was 58-42; it needed 60 votes to pass.

This means President Barack Obama won’t be forced to veto the legislation and drag out for several more weeks an ugly battle with the GOP-controlled Congress over the accord he has fought hard to secure.

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