Iraqis Vote on Much-Debated Constitution Despite a flare-up in violence and months of disagreement and multiple missed deadlines, Iraqis have now voted on the country's draft constitution. A last-minute deal to gain the support of Sunni Arabs is seen as bolstering hopes the document will be approved.
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Iraqis Vote on Much-Debated Constitution

Iraqi negotiators had trouble agreeing on details of a constitution, but it went to a weekend vote.

Iraq Constitution May Bring Civil War, Report Warns

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Iraq Seeks Sunni Support for Constitution

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Expectations for Iraq's Draft Constitution

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Iraq's Talabani: Constitution Will Pass

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Sunnis Rush to Meet Voter Registration Deadline

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Iraq's President Offers Constitution; Sunnis Protest

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U.S. Envoy to Iraq Urges Last Try on Constitution

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Iraqi Negotiators Can't Agree on Constitution

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Bush Presses Shiite Leaders to Work with Sunnis

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Federalism Keeps Iraqi Negotiators Talking

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Old Problems Persist in New Draft of Iraq Constitution

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