03/28/2008 02:44 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

House And Senate Dems Unite To Call For Iraq Troop Withdrawal...

Key Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have united to call on President Bush to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year, citing an overtaxed military, billions of dollars spent and ongoing sectarian violence.

In a letter to Bush released Monday, the Democrats backed a plan for the "phased redeployment" of troops.

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