Two top congressional Democrats announce opposition to Iran nuclear deal

August 7, 2015 5:33 AM

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Two top congressional Democrats announced late Thursday that they would oppose President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the No. 3 Senate Democrat, and Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the leading Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, both announced their objection to the deal in a blow to the Obama administration ahead of next month’s vote.

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