Senate committee approves anti-escalation resolution

Chuck Hagel joins Democrats in telling Bush that sending more troops is "not in the national interest."

Published January 24, 2007 6:40PM (EST)

On a party-line-plus-Chuck Hagel vote, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has just voted 12-9 in favor of a resolution opposing George W. Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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