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Ted Cruz wins top Dem backing to block Iran's U.N. envoy from U.S.

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In a rare sign of Senate bipartisanship, several top Democrats including Sens. Chuck Schumer and Patrick Leahy backed conservative Sen. Ted Cruz's effort to block Iran's new United Nations ambassador, involved in the 1979 holding of American diplomats for 444 days, from U.S. soil. “This nomination is part of Iran's clear and consistent pattern of virulent anti-Americanism that has defined their...