TITLE

Dem Leaders Buy Blue Dog Votes for Iraq Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Amanda B.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Human Events;4/2/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implications of the support of the members of the Blue Dog Democratic caucus for the Iraq spending bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that establishes a date for withdrawal of American troops. It cites the approach taken by the Democratic leadership to encourage Blue Dog members to support the bill. President George W. Bush plans to veto the spending bill if the final version contained a withdrawal date.
ACCESSION #
24682343

 

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