The Iran nuclear deal has survived a key vote in the Senate, in a victory for President Barack Obama.
Democrats held together to block a resolution of disapproval against the deal. The vote was 58-42 in favor of proceeding, but 60 votes were needed for the resolution to advance to a final vote.
The outcome means the disapproval resolution will not reach Obama's desk, and the nuclear deal will move forward unchecked by Congress.
U.S. & World
Senate Republicans are vowing they'll keep on fighting. House Republicans also are still maneuvering to find a way to stop the international agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program. But those efforts seem unlikely to produce results.
For Obama it's an unlikely victory on the hard-won accord over unanimous Republican opposition.