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Jason Chaffetz Afghanistan

Tea Party-Backed Lawmakers Divide On Contentious Issue

Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Tea Party movement-backed lawmakers have marched in lockstep toward the goal of shrinking the government but that unity dissolves when...

Amanda Terkel

Afghanistan Withdrawal Bill Falls Just 12 Votes Short Of Passage | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In its first votes on the war in Afghanistan since the killing of Osama bin Laden, Congress sent a strong message to President Obama tha...

Michael McAuliff

Quitting Time? Bipartisan Lawmakers Push Obama To Leave Afghanistan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of eight lawmakers is the latest to demand the United States leave Afghanistan, raising the pressure on President Bar...

Amanda Terkel

Mission Accomplished: Is It Finally Time To Leave Afghanistan? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- Okay, can we finally withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan? That's the question many people are askin...

Amanda Terkel

House Defeats Resolution To Speed Afghanistan Withdrawal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House overwhelmingly defeated on Thursday a nonbinding resolution to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the yea...

Amanda Terkel

GOPers See 'Great Opportunity' For Afghanistan War Skeptic In 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In what promises to be a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates, there is a growing sense that a 2012 contender could disti...