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Queens Chronicle
Group protests Meng’s denial of Iran nuke dealA group of about a dozen supporters of the United States’ proposed nuclear acco
Group protests Meng’s denial of Iran nuke deal
Queens Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
A group of about a dozen supporters of the United States’ proposed nuclear accord with Iran and other world powers gathered on the sidewalk outside the Forest Hills office of Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) on Wednesday in an effort to encourage her to... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Maloney calls baloney on Iran dealAnd that brings us to four. One day after protesters eager to show support for
Maloney calls baloney on Iran deal
Queens Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
And that brings us to four. One day after protesters eager to show support for the United States' nuclear deal with Iran assembled Wednesday outside the Forest Hills office of Rep. Grace Meng — the first in the borough to publicly oppose the deal —... Read more
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DNA Info
Brooklyn Leaders Call for 'No' Votes on Iran Deal from Borough's RepsWomen hold signs that read "We need a better deal" at a rally Wednesday night i
Brooklyn Leaders Call for 'No' Votes on Iran Deal from Borough's Reps
DNA Info / Posted 4 days ago
Women hold signs that read "We need a better deal" at a rally Wednesday night in Crown Heights. At the event, residents and local elected officials called on New York's congressional representatives to vote "no" on the nuclear deal with Iran. View... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 Things to know about the Asian 'anchor baby' controversy(CNN) -- Jeb Bush was trying to dig himself out from a pile of criticism for us
5 Things to know about the Asian 'anchor baby' controversy
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) -- Jeb Bush was trying to dig himself out from a pile of criticism for using the term "anchor babies." But his comments at a press conference Monday only brought heaps of new outrage. Defending himself from charges that he had used a... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
5 questions about the Asian 'anchor baby' stirJeb Bush was trying to dig himself out from a pile of criticism for using the t
5 questions about the Asian 'anchor baby' stir
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
Jeb Bush was trying to dig himself out from a pile of criticism for using the term "anchor babies." ut his comments at a press conference Monday only brought heaps of new outrage. Defending himself from charges that he had used a derogatory term... Read more
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The Jewish Press
A Question of PatriotismThe more we Americans began hearing about the possible nuclear pact with the Is
A Question of Patriotism
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
The more we Americans began hearing about the possible nuclear pact with the Islamic Republic of Iran, aka “the Iran deal,” and the more President Obama saw that Americans of all faiths and political opinions realized that the pact was not in our... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Two More D Congressmen Against Nuclear Iran Deal (And Nadler For)A Pennsylvania and a New Jersey Congressmen announce they will vote against the
Two More D Congressmen Against Nuclear Iran Deal (And Nadler For)
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 days ago
A Pennsylvania and a New Jersey Congressmen announce they will vote against the JCPOA, Rep. Jerry Nadler, A Jewish NY Democrat, is supporting it. This week, Democrat Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district announced he will... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Remembering Leo Frank 100 years laterThe historic Leo Frank case serves as a stark reminder of the dangers Jewish pe
Remembering Leo Frank 100 years later
Queens Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
The historic Leo Frank case serves as a stark reminder of the dangers Jewish people still face if they do not confront hatred and stand united for justice. That sentiment belongs to Dan Leshem, executive director of the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Pols push for no bump in trash productionThe plan to triple the amount of foul smelling trash traveling on trains throug
Pols push for no bump in trash production
Queens Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
The plan to triple the amount of foul smelling trash traveling on trains through southwestern Queens neighborhoods has drawn the ire of nearly every politician elected to represent the area’s annoyed residents. Earlier this summer, Lindenhurst,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Eleventh D in Congress Opposes Nuclear Iran DealAlcee Hastings is 11th Democratic Representative Vowing to Vote No on Iran Deal
Eleventh D in Congress Opposes Nuclear Iran Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
Alcee Hastings is 11th Democratic Representative Vowing to Vote No on Iran Deal. He wants the military option at the ready should the deal go through. And now there are 11. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL-10) announced Thursday, Aug. 13, that he opposes... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Senator visits Elmhurst, calls for healthy school meals U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (at podium) as she announces her plans to inc
Senator visits Elmhurst, calls for healthy school meals
Times Newsweekly / Posted 18 days ago
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (at podium) as she announces her plans to increase student’s access to healthy foods at I.S. 5 RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice As the Healthy,... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Healthy plate debate comes to QueensNutrition was on the menu at IS 5, The Walter Crowley Intermediate School, in E
Healthy plate debate comes to Queens
Queens Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Nutrition was on the menu at IS 5, The Walter Crowley Intermediate School, in Elmhurst on Monday, when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) stopped by to talk healthy eating in schools. Gillibrand called for fresh fruit and vegetables for students as the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
New Pressure On Poland For Property RestitutionLea Evron, a Holocaust survivor from Whitestone, Queens, has fought for years t
New Pressure On Poland For Property Restitution
The Jewish Week / Posted 19 days ago
Lea Evron, a Holocaust survivor from Whitestone, Queens, has fought for years to win back title to the apartment building in Zywiec, Poland, her parents lost in the Holocaust. She finally won back the title in court, but the Polish government... Read more
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The Jewish Week
L.I.’s Rice Joins Dems Against DealFreshman Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-L.I.) returned from Israel Tuesday saying the br
L.I.’s Rice Joins Dems Against Deal
The Jewish Week / Posted 19 days ago
Freshman Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-L.I.) returned from Israel Tuesday saying the briefing she attended with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu only reinforced her conviction that the Iran nuclear pact is a bad deal. “I thought he made a very... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Whip list: Where lawmakers stand on the Iran dealLawmakers have some homework for their summer break: deciding how they want to
Whip list: Where lawmakers stand on the Iran deal
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 21 days ago
Lawmakers have some homework for their summer break: deciding how they want to vote on the Iran nuclear deal. While the GOP-led Congress has scheduled action on legislation in September to block the deal, President Barack Obama has pledged to veto... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
New York senators split on Iran nuclear pactNew York’s two U.S. senators do not see eye-to-eye when it comes to the Obama a
New York senators split on Iran nuclear pact
Queens Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
New York’s two U.S. senators do not see eye-to-eye when it comes to the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, which Congress is set to vote on by Sept. 17. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) both announced their... Read more
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FOX News
Will Schumer's no on Iran deal end clear path to be next Senate Democratic leader?House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer are the two most infl
Will Schumer's no on Iran deal end clear path to be next Senate Democratic leader?
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer are the two most influential Democratic voices on Capitol Hill. They find themselves on opposite sides when it comes to support for President Obama’s Iran deal. Pelosi backs the accord.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Schumer's Iran-pact no creates D.C. buzzWASHINGTON -- The decision by Sen. Charles Schumer to oppose President Barack O
Schumer's Iran-pact no creates D.C. buzz
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The decision by Sen. Charles Schumer to oppose President Barack Obama's deal to limit Iran's nuclear program rattled the Democratic firewall around the accord, but supporters said Democratic dissension in New York and South Florida... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
On Iran pact, it’s three against, one for, four unsureUPDATES Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her support for the deal Thursday af
On Iran pact, it’s three against, one for, four unsure
Queens Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
UPDATES Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her support for the deal Thursday afternoon. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) declared his opposition that night. See below. ORIGINAL TEXT As President Obama intensifies his effort to get congressional backing... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Schumer, Engel to oppose Iran dealKey N.Y. Democrats strike blow to Obama administration WASHINGTON – In a one-t
Schumer, Engel to oppose Iran deal
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Key N.Y. Democrats strike blow to Obama administration WASHINGTON – In a one-two blow for the Obama administration, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, who is expected to take over as Senate Democratic leader in 2017, and New York Rep. Eliot Engel, the... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
On Iran pact, it’s two against, one for, five unsureSen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her support for the deal Thursday. See below.
On Iran pact, it’s two against, one for, five unsure
Queens Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her support for the deal Thursday. See below. ORIGINAL TEXT As President Obama intensifies his effort to get congressional backing for the nuclear pact Secretary of State John Kerry and the foreign ministers of... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Dragon boats to ply Meadow LakeThe colorful Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival will return to Flushing Meadow Park
Dragon boats to ply Meadow Lake
Queens Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
The colorful Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival will return to Flushing Meadow Park this weekend with more than 200 teams participating on Meadow Lake. The 25th annual event will run Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Participants... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
On Iran pact, it’s two against, six unsureAs President Obama intensifies his effort to get congressional backing for the
On Iran pact, it’s two against, six unsure
Queens Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
As President Obama intensifies his effort to get congressional backing for the nuclear pact Secretary of State John Kerry and the foreign ministers of several other nations negotiated with Iran, most federal lawmakers from Queens say they are still... Read more
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The Jewish Week
The Jewish WeekThe American Jewish Committee today became the first major Jewish organization
The Jewish Week
The Jewish Week / Posted 26 days ago
The American Jewish Committee today became the first major Jewish organization to announce its opposition to the Iran nuclear agreement, saying it only delays Iran becoming a nuclear threshold state. “Given the nature of the Iranian regime and its... Read more
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World Tribune
Bipartisan opposition growing to Iran nuclear deal despite White House push While Obama officials continue to bash Republicans and neocons for opposing t
Bipartisan opposition growing to Iran nuclear deal despite White House push
World Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
While Obama officials continue to bash Republicans and neocons for opposing the Iran nuclear agreement, growing Democratic opposition, strong statements against the deal by... Read more
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The Washington Times
Iran deal: House GOP claim enough votes to reject Iran dealHouse Republicans said Monday they have the votes to reject President Obama’s n
Iran deal: House GOP claim enough votes to reject Iran deal
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
House Republicans said Monday they have the votes to reject President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, but the White House expressed growing confidence it will win a veto showdown over the accord as the administration moved to ease concerns among Arab... Read more
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The Huffington Post
GOP Congressman Claims House Has Enough Votes To Reject Iran DealWASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) announced on Monday that a majority of
GOP Congressman Claims House Has Enough Votes To Reject Iran Deal
The Huffington Post / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) announced on Monday that a majority of House members have pledged to support a resolution of disapproval of the nuclear deal with Iran. But with 218 members supposedly on board, the resolution is still 72... Read more
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Salon.com
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran dealWASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran dealWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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Daily Herald
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran dealWASHINGTON -- Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON -- 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... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran dealWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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Reuters
Democrats see 'fire wall' holding to preserve Iran dealWASHINGTON U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of
Democrats see 'fire wall' holding to preserve Iran deal
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive. By the time the House... Read more
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TribLIVE
Democrats see ‘firewall’ preserving Iran nuclear dealWASHINGTON — Backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of eno
Democrats see ‘firewall’ preserving Iran nuclear deal
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON — Backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a huge lobbying drive. By the time the House of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Democrats See 'Firewall' Holding To Preserve Iran DealWASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increas
Democrats See 'Firewall' Holding To Preserve Iran Deal
The Huffington Post / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive. By... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Democrats see 'fire wall' holding to preserve Iran dealWASHINGTON U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of
U.S. Democrats see 'fire wall' holding to preserve Iran deal
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive. By the time the House... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Democrats mulling Iran nuclear dealA handful of key Democrats stepped forward to support the accord within hours o
Democrats mulling Iran nuclear deal
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
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... Read more
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Yahoo News
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal under way WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
Yahoo News / Posted 30 days ago
High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal under way WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency —... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Third Democrat Breaks with Obama on Iran Nuclear DealCong. Albio Sires of New Jersey is the third Democrat so far to come out agains
Third Democrat Breaks with Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 30 days ago
Cong. Albio Sires of New Jersey is the third Democrat so far to come out against the JCPOA because it won't bar Iran from becoming a nuclear state. And now there are three. So far, three Congressional Democrats have publicly announced they will... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama reaching out to Dems still unsure of Iran dealWASHINGTON – Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President
Obama reaching out to Dems still unsure of Iran deal
Orange County Register / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON – 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... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON - 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... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) � Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � 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... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON, D.C. — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Pres
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
Savannah Morning News / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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... Read more
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Salon.com
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
KWWL Iowa / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreachWASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, Presi
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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... Read more
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