Bowing to President Bush, the Democratic-controlled Congress grudgingly approved fresh billions for the Iraq war Thursday night, minus the troop withdrawal timeline that drew his earlier veto.Even though, as I posted earlier, most Americans (63%) continue to support a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.
So how did our PA Senators do?
Take a look. The bill passed the Senate 80-14. Did either Pennsylvania Senator vote NO?
Here's a list of the Senators who voted NO:
So despite the fact that the majority of Americans want a timeline for withdrawal of the troops in Iraq, the Congress backed down and gave dubya what he'd always demanded anyway - the cash with no strings.
Boxer (D-CA)Burr (R-NC) Clinton (D-NY) Coburn (R-OK) Dodd (D-CT) Enzi (R-WY) Feingold (D-WI) Kennedy (D-MA) Kerry (D-MA) Leahy (D-VT) Obama (D-IL)Sanders (I-VT) Whitehouse (D-RI) Wyden (D-OR)