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Iran battle gains steam as Netanyahu appeals to American Jews

WASHINGTON The battle over the Iran nuclear deal intensified Tuesday as a key Republican House committee chairman introduced legislation to kill it, three senior Democrats endorsed it, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu weighed in anew, seeking to weaken American Jewish support for the accord. "Oppose this dangerous deal," Netanyahu urged some 10,000 viewers who tuned into a live webcast sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America, an umbrella group of more than 150 Jewish organizations. Netanyahu, leader of the Middle East's only nuclear-armed power, has helped galvanize opposition to the deal, which he charges will give Iran the ability to annihilate...

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