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Iranian women vote in the presidential and municipal councils elections, at a polling station in Qom, 78 miles south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Friday.. Iran’s supreme leader delivered a salty rebuke to the U.S. Friday as Iranians lined up to vote in a presidential election that has suddenly become a showdown across the Islamic Republic’s political divide: hard-liners looking to cement their control and re-energized reformists backing the lone moderate.

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Iran’s battered reformers seek election rebound

Reform-minded Iranians who have faced years of crackdowns looked Friday to claw back a bit of ground in a presidential election that gave them an unexpected hero and a chance to upend a vote that once appeared solidly in the hands of Tehran’s ruling clerics.

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