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Senate GOP split on adding Iran sanctions to Ukraine bill

Other Republicans support moving the Ukraine bill as quickly as possible without Iran sanctions.
A man puts up a poster calling on Crimea residents to vote in favour of the Ukrainian peninsular joining the Russian federation, at a highway outside of Simferopol March 11, 2014. The poster reads, "Together with Russia. March 16 - referendum".  REUTERS/Thomas Peter (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) - RTR3GNOI

Senate Republicans are divided over whether to push Iran sanctions as part of a pending financial aid package for Ukraine. 

A number of hawkish members argue that Republicans should latch on to every legislative vehicle that hits the floor to force Democrats to publicly debate and vote on the sanctions measure. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is preventing a vote on the stand-alone bill, infuriating Republicans.

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