Bush Challenges Congress to Fund Iraqi Mission

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In his first news conference of the year, President Bush again makes his case for increased U.S. troop levels in Iraq.

The president acknowledged the debate in Congress over a non-binding resolution opposing his Iraq policy. But he said the important vote would be a different vote, one covering funding for the troops in Iraq.

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