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Some in Iran worry Republican victory could derail talks

Iranian analysts are speculating what a Republican victory in the midterm US elections means for a nuclear deal and reducing tensions.
U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions at a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, November 5, 2014. The president addressed reporters one day after after Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and captured their biggest majority in the House of Representatives in more than 60 years.          REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES  - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)   - RTR4CZV6

In the midterm elections Nov. 4, Republicans took back control of the Senate from the Democrats, giving them full control of Congress with just two years left in office for President Barack Obama.

The victory has sparked a great deal of speculation inside Iran. Analysts in the media have questioned what impact the change will have on Obama’s ability to sell Congress on a potential Iranian nuclear deal by the Nov. 24 deadline, one that would remove unilateral US sanctions on Iran and ultimately decrease tensions between the two countries.

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