Talks of Iraqi Parliament Recess Irk US Lawmakers

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After failing to override the President's Iraq spending veto, the Democrats have blinked first, giving up the demand for a timeline to bring home the troops.  Both they and the White House are now focused on benchmarks for the Iraqi government.  Meantime, in Baghdad, a bill for oil-revenue distribution is stalled and the parliament may decide to take the summer off.  Sheryl Gay Stolberg covers the White House for the New York Times.




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