War in Afghanistan Faces Looming Political Battle in Congress

The looming battle in Congress over the Afghan War may prove to be as tough and consequential -- perhaps tougher and more consequential -- for President Obama than the battle over health care reform. Sen. Carl Levin's announcement today that he opposes sending more U.S. combat troops to Afghanistan is a big deal, but President Obama's Afghan policy faces even greater challenges in Congress, where there is growing group of Democrats who aren't just opposed to sending more troops but would like...Full Story
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