The Democrats Give Notice on Afghanistan

By Kinga Janik

Jul 27, 2010 11:55pm

The House of Representatives approved $33 billion in new spending for the war in Afghanistan this evening, but in the process President Obama received a sharp rebuke from members of his own party. More than 100 Democrats voted against the spending, in particular criticizing plans to add 30,000 troops to the conflict. Our question tonight: Is the war in Afghanistan worth the cost? And, given the waning Democrat support for the conflict, can President Obama turn it around in time?

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