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P5+1 Nations Press Senate Democrats to Support Iran Deal

The White House says it’s confident it has the votes to override Republicans who reject the historic accord to limit Iran’s nuclear program agreed to by world powers and Tehran. But some of America’s closest allies are less certain, and are clearing their schedules to meet with wavering Democratic lawmakers in a push to keep the deal intact.

Shadow Government

What the President Got Wrong in His Defense of the Iran Deal

It’s hard to know where to begin a critique of President Obama’s speech on Wednesday at American University defending his Iran deal, formally known as ...


To Sell Iran Nuclear Deal, Obama Invokes Iraq War Fiasco

Warning Congress not to derail his agreement, the president compares critics of the Iran nuclear accord to those who backed the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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