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High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for Congress

High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for Congress

Israel's ambassador to the United States raced in and out of offices on Capitol Hill, trying to persuade lawmakers that the nuclear deal with Iran is a historic mistake. On the other side, liberal groups ramped up the pressure, warning of political consequences for Democrats who undermine the agreement and casting opposition as a vote for war. The lobbying fight is on over the pact that the U.S. and other world powers just signed with Iran. The State Department said Sunday it had submitted the agreement to Congress, kicking off a 60-day review period on Monday. Multimillion-dollar ad campaigns are underway by politically influential groups in each camp. Some echo the views of...

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