The top Republican in the U.S. Senate cast doubt on Sunday on whether President Barack Obama would be able to win approval in Congress for any nuclear deal with Iran, and some Democrats also expressed reservations. 'I think it's going to be a very hard sell, if it's completed, in Congress,' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told 'Fox News Sunday.' The debate in Washington over any deal would happen with the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign already underway. One Republican candidate, Senator Lindsay Graham, said on CNN's 'State of the Union' the negotiations should be left to the next president, who would take office in January 2017.
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