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   GOP blocks Senate debate on Iraq resolution

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2/5/2007 9:00 pm

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CNN

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Entered 2/5/2007, Updated 2/5/2007

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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Republicans used a procedural maneuver Monday to keep Democratic leaders from moving forward with a nonbinding resolution opposing President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in Iraq. A motion to proceed with the debate and vote on a bipartisan compromise measure failed on a largely party-line vote of 49-47.


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