Dems bury resolution due to war fears

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AIPAC, which has been lobbying for the resolution’s passage, said the IAEA’s recent report on Iran’s nuclear activities is “alarming” and requires a “strong message” from Congress.

“The vast support for the draft shows that there is bipartisan concern about Iran,” said spokesman Josh Block.

Mr. Ackerman said he was in “discussions” with opponents of the draft to “clarify the language.”

A similar draft has been introduced in the Senate. Although its language appears to be less controversial than the House version, it will not reach the floor either, officials said. The current House legislative session is scheduled to adjourn Friday. The Senate has not set a target date for adjournment.

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Nicholas Kralev is The Washington Times’ diplomatic correspondent. His travels around the world with four secretaries of state — Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright — as well as his other reporting overseas trips inspired his new weekly column, “On the Fly.” He is a former writer for the weekend edition of the Financial Times and ...

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