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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski said on Wednesday she will support the Iran nuclear deal, giving President Barack Obama the 34 Senate votes needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving of the deal.

Thirty-two Senate Democrats and two independents who vote with the Democrats now back the agreement.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Emily Stephenson)

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts