Join CodePink, RootsAction, and allies in attending a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 23. (Meet at 8:00 a.m. to be sure to get into the room!) Meet at the Senate Dirksen building in room G50 for the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review. Secretary John Kerry, Ernest Moniz, and Jacob Lew will be testifying. Help us fill the room so we can show public support for the historic deal with Iran!
Join CodePink, RootsAction, and allies at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 for "Dancing With the "Enemy" -- Iranian dance lessons in front of the White House with local DC Iranian friends: Marjan Shallal, Farrah Javid, Mitra Lore, Roshanak Ameli-Tehrani, Soheila Rostam, Dordaneh Halati, Gohar Farahani and more! We'll hand out info about the Iran nuclear deal and "humanize" the situation with some interactive fun. We'll have great Iranian music-- bring friends (and hydration)!
Join RootsAction and allies for a press event with the Congressional Progressive Caucus in support of the nuclear deal with Iran: noon, Wednesday, July 29, at the House Triangle (grounds of the U.S. Capitol just Southeast of the Capitol). Sign up on Facebook.
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The United States, Iran and five other world powers announced a historic deal to dramatically curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing international sanctions on Iran.
The U.S. public has said it would support a deal like this, but billionaires who fund election campaigns and their lobby groups are pushing hard against it.
We have strength in numbers. Click here to tell Congress to defend the deal.
This is the final showdown to stop Republicans (and some Democrats) from starting a war with Iran.
It's a great deal for the United States, but warmongers are already trying to sabotage the deal and put us back on the path to confrontation and war with Iran. If they get the war they want, they'll claim it was a "last resort."
Republicans won’t get the war they want unless Democrats help them. We need to speak out right now and urge Democrats and Republicans to support diplomacy.
Click here to tell Congress: Don't sabotage the Iran deal and start a war.
The truth is, many Congress members don't want diplomacy to work. They want another costly war like the Republican House and Democratic Senate voted to authorize in Iraq in 2002.
President Obama will veto any legislation that would blow up this deal. If we can get enough Congress members on record in support of the deal to sustain President Obama’s veto, we can beat back any efforts to blow up diplomacy.
Please take action right now to urge your representative and senators to publicly back the deal and pledge to oppose any efforts to undermine it.
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1. teleSUR: U.S. Lobby Groups Try to Squash Iran Deal Despite Public Support