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November 27th, 2013
01:25 PM ET

U.S. lawmakers question Iran nuke deal

The Obama administration is pulling out all the stops to try to convince lawmakers in its own party that its new deal with Iran, is a good deal.

The state department said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry is sending a video to all members of Congress in which he outlined "in very basic terms" what the Iran deal does and what it doesn't do.

Secretary Kerry is also making phone calls to his former colleagues to try to convince them to give his diplomacy a chance.

The fear?

Lawmakers - including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - still intend to consider possible new sanctions against Iran right after the administration agreed to loosen sanctions, in exchange for temporary restraint on Iran's nuclear program.

State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki is OutFront.


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