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November 7, 2014

Think Progress: A Republican Majority in Congress Could Mean Doom For A Nuclear Deal With Iran

Republicans took control of the Senate in sweeping wins across the country on Tuesday, a shift in power that may not bode well for reaching a deal with Iran over its nuclear program.

Six world powers including the United States are working on a plan to scale back Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for an easing of sanctions. The U.S. and some of its key allies have accused Iran of using atomic energy as a front to develop atomic bombs, a charge Iran denies. A comprehensive deal must be reached by Nov. 24, having missed the original July target.

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