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Public favors talks with Iran but wants Congress involved, polls find
Public favors talks with Iran but wants Congress involved, polls find

As negotiations continue over Iran's nuclear program, Americans are receptive to talks but skeptical about their ultimate success, several new polls show. By 49%-40%, Americans approve of the idea of negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program, according to a new poll by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. And by nearly 2-1, according to a new Washington Post/ABC poll, the public backs the general concept behind an agreement -- that the U.S. and other countries "would lift major economic sanctions against Iran in exchange for Iran restricting its nuclear program in a way that makes it harder for it to produce nuclear weapons." A sharp partisan divide exists,...

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