POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dem Leaders Pressured To Alter War Strategy

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, despite their pledges to continue pushing to end the war in Iraq, face growing pressure from their rank-and-file Democrats to focus more attention on domestic, "pocketbook" issues in the upcoming election year.

Junior Democrats describe an "Iraq fatigue" setting in among some members after dozens of successful withdrawal votes failed to drive a wedge between Republicans and President Bush on the war strategy.

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