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Members of Congress React to Iran Protests

Students attend a Dec. 30, 2017, protest inside Tehran University. This photo was taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran.

As thousands of Iranians staged rallies across the country to protest economic hardship and anger at the country's government, members of Congress used social media to voice support for the demonstrators and to call on the Iranian government to respect the right of the people to protest.