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Some Democrats voice concerns on Iran deal but so far appear ready to support Obama

Some Democrats voice concerns on Iran deal but so far appear ready to support Obama

Many members of Congress remain deeply skeptical of the landmark deal announced Tuesday to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions but are unlikely to have the votes to stop it. While Democrats largely back President Obama's pursuit of an agreement to lift sanctions on Iran in return for measures to prevent the country from building nuclear weapons, Republicans, who have the majority in the House and Senate, say the administration should walk away from a deal they fear concedes too much. But in a promising sign for Obama, few Democrats stood up publicly Tuesday to oppose the deal and the party’s presidential front-runner, Hillary Rodham Clinton, expressed support. The final...

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