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Iraq Supplemental

A Movement to Make Obama Bring an End to War

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

In 2007, 82 Democratic members of Congress signed a pledge to not fund the war in Iraq without plans for troop withdrawal. Tuesday, they must vote against the Supplemental Appropriations Act.

Congress' (and the President's) Priorities: ABNO

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

That would be "Anything But New Orleans", as reflected in the whopping bill, ostensibly to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with a number of other domestic "priorities."

Max Follmer

Bush Iraq Request Includes Billions In Non-War Spending | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a shift of strategy that indicates an increasingly weakened political position, President Bush has included at least $2.51 billion for projects unr...