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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...