(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Activists on both sides of the Iran nuclear deal are girding for an epic August recess showdown some predict could rival the game-changing 2009 late summer town hall battles over Obamacare.
Even before the House left for its August recess, groups on both sides of the Iran deal had begun their coordinated air and ground campaign focused on ratcheting up the pressure on Democrats to vote either for or against the deal when they return to Washington in September.
"This is Obamacare-level anger," said one senior official at an organization closely involved in the fight to vote down the Iran deal. "Iran is not just another foreign-policy issue. Americans remember that these are the guys that took [our citizens] hostage, killed our marines and blew apart the bodies of more than 500 U.S. soldiers in Iraq."
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