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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Democrats dig in for long haul on Iraq

by Stephen Collinson
Wed May 2, 9:09 PM ET

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Democrats in Congress are plotting a new round of political attrition over Iraq, apparently confident their hand will strengthen the longer their clash drags on with President George W. Bush.

A day after Bush vetoed their bid to compel him to start bringing combat troops home within months, his foes vowed to renew their battle.

But signs mounted they were mulling a medium-term strategy, hoping that political ground on the unpopular war would shift in their favor, rather than immediately sending Bush a new timeline for withdrawal he is sure to veto.

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