Republicans in the Senate have just blocked a Democratic measure that would have called on George W. Bush to remove most combat troops from Iraq by this time next year. The measure drew just 48 votes, 12 votes shy of the 60 it would have needed to overcome a GOP filibuster.
Democrats' Iraq bill fails in Senate
GOP blocks measure that called for troop withdrawal by March 2008.
March 16, 2007 12:39AM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve