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Crucial Week for Iraq Debate in Congress

The Senate blocked an amendment to a defense policy bill that would have changed how leave time is handled for U.S. troops on Wednesday. Congress continues its debate about Iraq this week as support for the war crumbles among some in the Republican Party. Capitol Hill correspondent David Welna talks to Deborah Amos.

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Deborah Amos
Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.
David Welna
David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.
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