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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 03:46 PM

US To OK Egypt Aid Despite Congressional Concerns [View all]


(03-22) 12:37 PDT WASHINGTON, (AP) --

A top Senate Democrat says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will use her waiver authority to release at least a portion of $1.5 billion in aid to Egypt.

Sen. Patrick Leahy, who wrote the section of the law imposing conditions on the aid, said he was disappointed in the decision, which he learned from the State Department on Thursday.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2012/03/22/national/w123753D34.DTL

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