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Amanda Terkel

Democratic National Committee Pressures Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) gave President Obama a rare push on Saturday, adopting a resolution attempting to enc...

Afghanistan War Initiative Losing Support From Liberal Lawmakers

POLITICO | Jonathan Allen and Marin Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Barack Obama reaffirms his Afghanistan policy, he's also emboldening critics in Congress who think he should use a shakeup in commanding ...

Democrats Challenge Pentagon On Afghanistan

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY and PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A schism deepened Wednesday between U.S. war leaders and Congress as lawmakers – crucial Democrats among them – challen...

Sam Stein

Dems: No Blank Check On Afghanistan Despite General Agreement With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers stressed on Tuesday that there was no consensus on whether to hand President Obama a blank check to escalate the war in Afghanist...

Senate Democrats Leave Afghanistan Wary Of Troop Surge, But Will Support Funding

McClatchy | Roy Gutman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the first visit to Afghanistan by Senate Democrats since President Barack Obama's decision to send more than 30,000 additional U.S. troops to Afgha...

Pelosi: Karzai Is An 'Unworthy Partner'

Huffington Post | Nick Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an interview with NPR Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Afghan President Hamid Karzai, calling him an "unworthy partner" who wasn't deserv...