Cochran Bill Defeated: 50-48

Harry Reid actually got Ben Nelson to vote with the Dems. Now that is impressive....And if you think this wasn't important to the Repubs, MSNBC had a graphic saying that Cheney was on his way to break a tied vote....(shotgun in hand?)...Howie Klein has some thoughts.,..


"I'm not sure how Reid pulled this one off, but a GOP effort to strip the Senate Iraq supplemental of withdrawal deadlines survived a close vote. The vote was 50-48-2. This means that the following Republicans facing tough or potentially tough reelection battles in 2008 just voted to escalate Bush's war with no accountability. These guys just voted to attach themselves even closer to Bush's on


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