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2006-06-22 10:45:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday defeated a plan pushed by a group of Democrats calling for withdrawing U.S. combat forces from Iraq by next July.

2006-06-19 17:48:59

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats presented two plans for winding down U.S. involvement in Iraq on Monday, one to pull out U.S. combat forces by July 2007 and another to begin withdrawing this year without a deadline for completion.

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.

2006-06-15 18:30:10

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.

2006-06-14 10:22:20

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans should expect steady progress in Iraq but it would be unrealistic to hope for "zero violence" any time soon, President George W. Bush said on Wednesday, the day after his trip to Baghdad to meet the new Iraqi government.

2006-06-14 10:14:43

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans should expect steady progress in Iraq but it would be unrealistic to hope for "zero violence" any time soon, President George W. Bush said on Wednesday, the day after his trip to Baghdad to meet the new Iraqi government.

2006-06-13 13:25:02

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hillary Rodham Clinton was heckled, John Kerry got multiple standing ovations and the Democratic rift over the way forward in Iraq was on full display at a conference of liberal activists on Tuesday.

2006-06-11 10:44:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The commander of U.S. troops in Iraq on Sunday predicted a gradual reduction of American forces in the country if the new Iraqi unity government held together and the Iraqi army improved. Army Gen.

2006-06-09 15:59:23

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans killed a provision in an Iraq war funding bill that would have put the United States on record against the permanent basing of U.S. military facilities in that country, a lawmaker and congressional aides said on Friday.

2006-03-22 15:16:03

By Steve Holland WHEELING, West Virginia (Reuters) - President George W. Bush urged Iraqi leaders on Wednesday to settle differences and form a unity government and for Iraqi troops to get ready to defend their country, in a reflection of U.S. impatience.


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