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Senate nixes Rand Paul’s effort to block arms sales to Qatar, Bahrain

Victor Reklaitis
Senate nixes Rand Paul’s effort to block arms sales to Qatar, Bahrain

The Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block sales of a set of U.S. arms to Qatar and Bahrain, though Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s push got support from more than 40% of the chamber.