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How a Senate Resolution Loses Its Resolve

For the past two weeks, it seemed inevitable that the U.S. Senate would debate and vote on a resolution expressing disapproval for President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq.

But Monday, just as a resolution with bipartisan support came to the floor, the whole thing fell apart.

There was no debate and no vote. Michele Norris talks with NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.


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