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Senators to Seek Symbolic Vote on U.S. Sanctions on Iran

The U.S. Capitol is seen on November 19, 2011 in Washington, DC.

The U.S. Capitol is seen on November 19, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Republican Senator Mark Kirk said he’ll seek to force a symbolic vote on increased U.S. sanctions against Iran during debate this week on the federal budget.

“I have an amendment coming up that basically recommends a new round of sanctions,” said Kirk of Illinois.