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The former congressman explains how three members spirited a Russia sanctions bill through the House, and why the 2016 presidential race could present a false choice.
AP/J. Scott Applewhite
Late Thursday night, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a far-reaching Russia sanctions bill. According to the congressional record, it took only three congressmen and one second.
The United States and Europe hit Russia with fresh sanctions for failing to stop soaring tensions in Ukraine, where a pro-Moscow mayor was shot and badly wounded and rebels seized another town.
The Group of Seven rich countries have agreed to slap sanctions on Moscow as early as Monday over the soaring Ukraine crisis amid fears in the West that Russia could be about to invade.
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