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Cardin a key figure in debate over Iran nuclear deal

Cardin a key figure in debate over Iran nuclear deal

Sen. Ben Cardin has emerged as a central figure in the debate over the pending nuclear deal with Iran, joining a small group of lawmakers who could decide the future of one of President Barack Obama's most significant foreign policies. After four months as the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Cardin's influence on the issue has grown so swiftly that both opponents and supporters of the agreement predict that his word could alter the course and timeline of Congress' review of the deal. Cardin is "in an incredibly unenviable position," said Ronald Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington,...

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