House Panel Pushes For Tighter Iran Sanctions

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 3:49 PM EST) -- Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called Wednesday for a ramp-up of economic sanctions against Iran, saying an interim diplomatic deal pursued by the Obama administration would actually undermine efforts to press the Middle Eastern nation into halting its nuclear program.

During a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, Republican and Democratic members of the House urged their colleagues in the Senate to move forward with legislation — which has already passed overwhelmingly in the House — that would ratchet up sanctions against Iran. That House bill...
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