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Countdown to the First GOP Debate and Congress' Unresolved Issues During Summer Recess

July 31, 2015
The Republican presidential debate is around the corner, and Congress has a mountain of legislation left on its agenda as it heads to a 5 week break.
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Pelosi says Iran deal 'a diplomatic masterpiece'

July 31, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
The top House Democrat said Thursday that President Obama will have the support he needs to uphold the Iran nuclear deal if Republicans try to block it.
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How Obama might keep the Iran deal alive if Congress votes no

July 30, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
In my column on Wednesday, I listed conservatives’ proposed alternatives to President Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran. Contrary to what some officials have said, options other than war do exist; they’re just not likely to work.
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Obama: Huckabee’s comments on Iran deal typical of GOP’s ‘inflammatory remarks’

July 27, 2015
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama sharply criticized Republican 2016 presidential candidates Monday for engaging in “inflammatory remarks” that were cheapening the nation’s political discourse.
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Senators grill administration on Iran deal

July 23, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
Senators grilled top administration officials Thursday in the first hearing to vet the Iran nuclear deal struck by the U.S., Iran and five other nations that has also received unanimous support from the United Nations Security Council.
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Congress to scrutinize Iran deal this week

July 22, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
A trio of top administration officials are making the rounds on Capitol Hill this week to assuage bipartisan concerns and shore up support for the pending Iran nuclear deal.
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On Cuba and Iran, Barack Obama defies his critics

July 21, 2015
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
After months of reacting to nonstop crises, Barack Obama has reclaimed his foreign policy narrative this summer — at least for now.

Iran Nuclear Deal & Big Money Raised in Election 2016

July 17, 2015
Iran talks end in deal and the impact of 2016 fundraising
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Obama administration promotes Iran pact, bracing for fight

July 15, 2015
In the wake of the announcement of a nuclear agreement with Iran, President Obama used an extended session with the White House Press Corps to make his case. Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden went to the Capitol to begin discussing the deal with lawmakers. Gwen Ifill reports on the efforts to persuade Congress and the American public.
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