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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Wendy Sherman
Washington's top diplomat for Iranian nuclear negotiations stressed on Tuesday that the recent easing of U.S. sanctions on the Islamic republic is "limited" and "temporary," and threatened to "go after" foreign companies rushing to do business with Tehran in sectors where restrictions are still in place.
A vice president of the European Parliament is complaining that comments by two State Department officials are being used for propaganda by Iran as it tries to crush exiled dissidents in Iraqi refugee camps.
Hugo Chavez's most recent cancer surgery was successful, his vice president said Tuesday, as international attention again focuses on the Venezuelan leader's health as he prepares a re-election bid in October.
For those seeking an example of the revolving door between government and the private sector at the State Department, one need look no further than President Obama's recent nominee for the position of undersecretary for political affairs.
"If we are successful in assuring ourselves and the world community that Iran cannot obtain a nuclear weapon ... then them not having a nuclear weapon makes delivery systems almost — not entirely, but almost — irrelevant," Wendy Sherman, the State Department's chief Iran negotiator, recently told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
"I can't imagine any country which would not support this designation," she said.