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“The fight is not over,” the Texas Republican told the Iranian-Americans, who have friends and relatives among the dissidents. “It’s not going away.”

Invoking Thanksgiving, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said Americans next week will gather with their families to count their blessings.

“If we are truly grateful we will help those who are struggling against injustice and tyranny,” the California Republican added.

Rep. Danny K. Davis said that, as a veteran of the civil rights movement, he shares the Iranians’ quest for justice.

“The road to freedom is often very long,” the Illinois Democrat said. “I come from a people who know that. Struggle, struggle, struggle and pain are the prerequisites to change.”

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