President Obama with cadets after speaking about his Afghanistan policy at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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(From left) Sen. Russell Feingold (D-WI), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) take part in a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss President Obama's decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Lyndon Johnson signs the Tonkin resolution, which gave him power to escalate the Vietnam war. It was easily passed by both houses of Congress, although it was later repealed. MPI/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Watches Obama's Afghan Speech
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Military Aspect Of Obama Plan Examined
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Obama To Outline Afghan Strategy
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Some Democrats Reluctant On Afghan Strategy
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Examining Obama'S Plans For Afghanistan
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Lance Cpl. Chris Garcia and other members of Golf Company cross an irrigation ditch as the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment moves into Helmand province in July during a major offensive against the Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Obama To Detail Afghan Strategy At West Point
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West Point A Familiar Setting For Obama War Speech
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Financial Overhaul On Track In House, Lags In Senate
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Examining Obama's Afghan Speech
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Former Oregon Gov. Says Key To Health Care Is Costs
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