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Failure to End War Grates on House Speaker Pelosi

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Failure to End War Grates on House Speaker Pelosi

Politics

Failure to End War Grates on House Speaker Pelosi

Failure to End War Grates on House Speaker Pelosi

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One of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's greatest frustrations in the past 18 months has been the inability of Congress to cut funding for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. And back home in Pelosi's San Francisco district, the inaction is regarded by some as betrayal.

Scott Shafer reports from member station KQED in San Francisco.

Correction June 30, 2008

The archived audio version of this story describes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as "a chief backer of the war funding." In fact, Speaker Pelosi voted against the Iraq war spending bill.

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