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In the gray dawn of the twenty-first century, only a handful of lawmakers dare to stand up and be counted on matters of war and peace.
A White House report that claims the surge is working only throws fuel on the fire among both parties in Congress to push for withdrawal.
Democrats in Congress failed to deliver on their promises, and for progressives that means there's a lot more work to do.
What is it that Congressional Democrats don't get about the Iraq debate?
The government is about to declare virtual disarmament against the lawbreakers.
The House Democratic leadership chooses merely to appear to oppose the war, while continuing to fund it.
By voting to set a timetable to withdraw from Iraq, the House and Senate are finally at the table, challenging Bush's war-making.
Progressive Congressman Bob Filner is pursuing an ambitious agenda to secure proper care for wounded warriors.
In just six years, Bush has squandered centuries of American progress. It's time to start repairing the damage.
As the Bush Administration steps up its campaign against Iran, opponents have a dual responsibility: to contest the strategic context for escalation and to bar specific acts of aggression.
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