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Democrats: Bush must show Iraq plan before elections

Key Senate Democrats urged the White House on Sunday not to wait until after the U.S. congressional elections in two weeks to give the Iraqi government a timetable to assume a larger role in securing the country. The top Democrat on the Armed Services Committee, Sen. Carl Levin, said the Iraq strategy blueprint reportedly being drafted for President George W. Bush specifying ways to reduce sectarian violence should also include a schedule for pulling out U.S. forces. “We shouldn’t wait ’til the end of the year to come up with milestones. We ought to be doing that now. We should have done it long ago,” Levin of Michigan said on “Fox News Sunday.” Full Story

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