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Negotiate with Iran

I support U.S. negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, and I hope Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell will seize this opportunity to publicly speak out in support of diplomacy. This is not the time for new sanctions.

Saber-rattling measures could undermine the progress our diplomats have made toward a multiyear agreement that guards against a nuclear-armed Iran. We do not need another war over this or any issue.

Kateri Caron

Spokane


 

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Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

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