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Gov. Christie at a press conference at Rutgers University in New Brunswick to urge Sen. Cory Booker to vote against President Obama's Iran deal
Gov. Christie at a press conference at Rutgers University in New Brunswick to urge Sen. Cory Booker to vote against President Obama's Iran deal (Lakewood Scoop)
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Christie urges Booker, Congress to oppose Iran deal

The Iran nuclear agreement is a bad deal and Congress should vote to block it, including an undecided U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday as he stood alongside Jewish leaders.

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Debbie Stabenow
In this photo taken Nov. 4, 2014, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. speaks in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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Supporters of Iran agreement feel momentum on Capitol Hill

Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal see growing momentum on their side in the Senate, raising the possibility they'll be able to block a disapproval resolution and protect President Barack Obama from having to use his veto pen.

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Harry Reid
FILE - In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., during an interview in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran seems to be picking up the momentum it needs to survive fierce opposition from its Republican and Israeli opponents.

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Jerrold Nadler
FILE - In this June 16, 2015 file photo, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
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Momentum for Iran deal as NY lawmaker announces backing

President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran gained momentum in Congress on Friday as a key Jewish Democrat from New York bucked home-state opposition to back the deal.

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Mohammad Javad Zarif
FILE - A Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 photo from files shows Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, at the Lebanese foreign ministry in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)
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Obama Iran deal gains Democratic backing heading toward vote

President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran is picking up crucial support from swing-state Senate Democrats despite Republican opposition heightened by revelations of a secret side-agreement between Iran and the U.N. agency that inspects nuclear facilities.

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Joe Manchin
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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Dems undeclared on Iran deal heed voters, not August ads

Opponents of President Barack Obama's nuclear pact with Iran tried turning up the heat this week on undecided Senate Democrat Jon Tester with a TV ad saying politician like him would have "blood on their hands" if they supported the deal. But the burly Montanan came out in favor, the latest of a string of Democrats to shrug off ad campaigns from opposition groups.

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John Kerry
FILE - In this July 28, 2015 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Kerry, top Democratic senator spar on Iran deal, sanctions

Secretary of State John Kerry sparred Tuesday with the lone Democratic senator to publicly oppose last month's historic Iran nuclear deal, saying there was no way the U.S. could prevent American allies from doing business with Tehran if Congress were to reject the agreement.

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Barack Obama
President Barack Obama speaks to the media on Friday, Aug 7, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Obama says GOP opposing Iran deal over politics, not merits

Brushing off criticism from a majority in Congress, President Barack Obama said Republicans are reflexively opposing the Iran nuclear deal because his name is on to it.

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Congress Iran Nuclear Schumer
Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah., arrive for a classified briefing by Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
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In split with Obama, Sen. Chuck Schumer opposes Iran deal

Sen. Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat expected to be the party's next leader in the Senate, said he will oppose the Iran nuclear deal in spite of President Barack Obama's intense lobbying in favor of the accord.

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‘Iran Deal for Dummies’ video simplifies the political mess

Judi saw this video and had to share for anyone who is not necessarily political savvy.

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