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G.O.P.'s Israel Support Deepens As Political Contributions Shift

Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. smiles at his election watch party in North Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, after defeating
Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. smiles at his election watch party in North Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, after defeating incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

WASHINGTON — As the proposed agreement over Iran’s nuclear program is debated in coming weeks, President Obama will make his case to a Congress controlled by Republicans who are more fervently pro-Israel than ever, partly a result of ideology, but also a product of a surge in donations and campaign spending on their behalf by a small group of wealthy donors.

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