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US Congress Overrides Obama Veto of 9/11 Bill

The U.S. Congress has voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow lawsuits against Saudi Arabia for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Wednesday’s tallies in both houses of Congress were overwhelming and marked the first time an Obama veto has been overturned. In the Senate, Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada was the lone member to side with the president. The House vote was 348-77. The outcome is a major victory for the...

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