Bush, Democrats Face Tough Road to Compromise It will be tough for President Bush and congressional Democrats to find a compromise on the Iraq war spending bill — and a timeline for U.S. troop withdrawal.
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Bush, Democrats Face Tough Road to Compromise

Bush, Democrats Face Tough Road to Compromise

Bush, Democrats Face Tough Road to Compromise

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It will be tough for President Bush and congressional Democrats to find a compromise on the Iraq war spending bill — and a timeline for U.S. troop withdrawal.

DANIEL SCHORR: In the deadly drama of this supplemental war spending bill, the curtain falls on Act I: The President's Veto, Sustained.

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

Senior news analyst Daniel Schorr.

SCHORR: This is Daniel Schorr.

BLOCK: When President Bush vetoed the spending bill, he used a pen given to him by the father of a marine, killed in Iraq. You can get the story behind the pen at npr.org.

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