The Senate and Congress have sent President Bush the Iraq spending bill that he's promised to veto. We hear about the debate, the "surge," timetables for troop withdrawal, and the importance of public opinion. Also, the UN criticizes Maliki government over Iraq's increasing violence and, on Reporter's Notebook, a committee of Congress has subpoenaed Condoleezza Rice to testify about the justification for war. She's not inclined to comply.
Iraq Spending Bill Is on Its Way to the White House
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House Issues Subpoenas, Rice Says She's Said Enough
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is among those subpoenaed by committees of Congress exerting their "oversight" function in a way not seen since President Bush was...
Congress Votes for a Timeline in Iraq
After House approval last night, the Senate today passed the Iraq spending bill that President Bush has promised to veto. Meantime, today's poll by NBC and the Wall...