'The President may be content with keeping our troops mired in the middle of an open-ended civil war, but we are not, and neither are most Americans.'
HARRY REID, U.S. Senate majority leader, reacting to President George W. Bush's May 1 veto of a $124 billion Iraq war spending bill that called for all U.S. troops to be out of the country by March 2008. Bush had pledged to veto the bill if it specified a deadline for withdrawal
'I have a little bit of pain around the ears, but I'm...
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