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2006-06-16 15:28:07

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a vote charged with election-year politics, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday that wrapped the Iraq conflict into the war on terrorism and rejected a deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal. The House voted 256-153 for the resolution that sparked two days of bitter debate as Republicans sought to depict Democrats as weak on terrorism, while Democrats decried President George W. Bush's policies that they said...

2006-06-16 11:22:34

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a vote charged with election-year politics, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a symbolic resolution that wrapped the Iraq conflict into the war on terrorism and rejected a deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal. The House voted 256-153 largely on party lines for the resolution that sparked two days of emotional debate as Republicans sought to depict Democrats as weak on terrorism while Democrats decried President George W. Bush's...

2006-06-16 11:18:46

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a vote charged with election-year politics, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a symbolic resolution that wrapped the Iraq conflict into the war on terrorism and rejected a deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal. The House voted 256-153 for the resolution that sparked two days of emotional debate as Republicans sought to depict Democrats as weak on terrorism while Democrats decried President George W. Bush's policies that they said...

2006-06-15 19:15:16

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate on Thursday rebuffed a call to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq this year as both chambers of Congress engaged in high-stakes election-year debates over the unpopular war. On the day the U.S. military death toll in Iraq reached 2,500, Senate Republicans moved to renounce calls for a quick withdrawal from the conflict by forcing a vote on an amendment from Massachusetts Democrat John Kerry to pull out of Iraq by year's end. The...

2006-06-12 20:36:10

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives on Monday introduced a resolution they said would be the springboard for a thorough debate on the Iraq war, but Democrats decried it for dealing broadly with the war on terrorism instead focusing on Iraq. The House later this week is to debate the resolution, which declares the United States will prevail in the war on terror and does not mention Iraq until the eighth paragraph. With President George W....

2005-11-15 13:58:50

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Showing mounting discontent among Republicans over progress in the Iraq war, the U.S. Senate resolved on Tuesday that Iraqis should start taking the lead in their own security next year to allow a phased withdrawal of U.S. troops. But the Republican-led Senate rejected Democrats' demand for Republican President George W. Bush to submit a plan and an estimated timetable to withdraw U.S. forces, a step Bush has vehemently opposed. The Senate's...

2005-06-29 19:07:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Wednesday challengedPresident Bush's claim that America must stay the course inIraq because of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, but his backerssaid the link was justified. "I feel compelled ... to set the record straight about whywe got into this war," said Sen. John Rockefeller of WestVirginia, top Democrat on the U.S. Senate IntelligenceCommittee. "It had nothing to do with Osama bin Laden. It had nothingto do with al Qaeda. It had nothing to do with...


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