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Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing pressure to stop blocking a bill in the Senate that would impose sanctions against human rights abusers in Venezuela's government. Landrieu says she supports sanctions but says the bill could threaten 2,000 jobs at a Louisiana refinery which imports oil from Venezuela. (Brendan Hoffman, Getty Images) Landrieu stops Venezuela sanctions for La. jobs

Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing increased pressure to stop blocking a bill that would impose sanctions against human rights abusers in Venezuela's government.

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