Tuesday, April 29, 2008

DEMOCRATS SET TO APPROVE BIGGEST IRAQ WAR FUNDING BILL YET

ZACHARY COILE, COMMON DREAMS House Democratic leaders are putting together the largest Iraq war spending bill yet, a measure that is expected to fund the war through the end of the Bush presidency and for nearly six months into the next president's term. The bill. . . signals that Democrats are resigned to the fact they can't change course in Iraq in the final months of President Bush's term. Instead, the party is pinning its hopes of ending the war on winning the White House in November. Bay Area lawmakers, who represent perhaps the most anti-war part of the country, acknowledge the bill will anger many voters back home

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