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August 2, 2015 10:31 am

Obama Making Progress in Winning Support of Democrats for Iran Deal

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President Obama and Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

President Obama and Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress.

A handful of key Democrats stepped forward to support the accord within hours of Obama’s personal lobbying at the White House this past week, part of the administration’s all-out campaign since the pact was announced July 14. Other Democrats have signaled they are leaning in favor and still others have remained undeclared, awaiting a vote in September.

Read full story at the Associated Press.

 

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