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DNC: The Latest News From the President's War of Choice: 2 GOP Senators Want New Iraq Strategy

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DNC: Today in Iraq: The Latest News From the President's War of Choice

2 GOP Senators Want New Iraq Strategy

Washington, DC - The Associated Press reports that two leading Republican Senators have come out against President Bush's failed stay-the-course strategy in Iraq. Senator Chuck Hagel and Senator John Warner joined the growing number of Americans opposed to the Administration's current strategy as sectarian violence continues to escalate, placing American troops in the middle. Democrats reject President Bush's stay-the-course strategy and want a new direction in Iraq that is both tough and smart.

2 GOP Senators Want New Iraq Strategy
2 Leading Republican Senators Call for New Strategy in Iraq, Saying Situation Is Getting Worse
By Nedra Pickler
The Associated Press

"Two leading Republican senators called Sunday for a new strategy in Iraq, saying the situation in getting worse and leaving the United States with few options. Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and John Warner of Virginia are part of the growing list of Republicans who are speaking out against President Bush's current plan for Iraq as U.S. casualties rise.

"'The American people are not going to continue to support, sustain a policy that puts American troops in the middle of a civil war,' Hagel said on CNN's 'Late Edition.'...

"Democrats long have urged a change in Iraq policy. Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, the leading Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said there is "no military solution to this conflict" and the United States must pressure Iraqis to take over their country. ..."

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