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Obama Gains 41 U.S. Senate Votes to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House September 4, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House September 4, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

President Barack Obama gained 41 U.S Senate votes in favor of the Iran nuclear agreement, enough to block the Senate from passing a Republican-backed resolution to disapprove the deal.

Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Gary Peters of Michigan and Ron Wyden of Oregon said Tuesday they will support the deal. Thirty-eight members of the Democratic caucus previously announced their backing.