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Iraq Loan Plan Evaporates in Political Mists

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Iraq Loan Plan Evaporates in Political Mists

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Iraq Loan Plan Evaporates in Political Mists

Iraq Loan Plan Evaporates in Political Mists

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The Senate will vote Monday on the Bush administration's request for $87 billion in funds for postwar security and reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. But a provision that would have converted some of the aid from grants to loans disappeared this week after political maneuvering on Capitol Hill. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.

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