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Congress - Iraq Debate

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Congress - Iraq Debate

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Congress - Iraq Debate

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Congress today positioned itself to grant President Bush authority to use force against Iraq. The House struck a deal with the White House on the wording of a resolution, and a bipartisan group of senators introduced the same language in their chamber as well. Tomorrow, the Senate is expected to begin debating that language and at least one alternative. But no one doubts the eventual outcome will be a big boost for the president's policy of confrontation with Baghdad. NPR's David Welna reports from the Capitol. (4:00)
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