What more could Congress do over Iraq?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could force a vote a day over Iraq.
She could keep the House in session all night, over weekends and through
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) could let filibusters run
from now till Christmas rather than yield to pro-war Republicans.FactCheck.org: Stuck in Iraq?
Former Sen. Mike Gravel didn't say directly how quickly he could get
troops home if he is elected, but he said Clinton, Obama and Biden
should filibuster until President Bush agrees to bring home troops nowNew light cast on Bush's plans for Iraq war
Outlining contacts between Saddam and Egypt, Mr Bush said: "He's indicated
he would be prepared to go into exile if he's allowed to take $1bn and all
the information he wants about weapons of mass destruction." Mr Bush ruled
out such a deal, describing Saddam as "a thief, a terrorist, a war criminal".New Showdown Looming Over War Funding
Some outside analysts say when all costs of the war are computed,
Iraq and Afghanistan represent a trillion-dollar war.
The Senate voted "on an idea by Democratic Senator Joe Biden of Delaware
to splitup Iraq into three sections, Kurds, Sunni and Shia. The vote is
nonbinding, but 75 out of 100 US Senators voted to split up Iraq.
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