Democrats know they might lose this month's showdown with President Bush on legislation to pull troops out of Iraq. But with 2008 elections in mind, majority Democrats says it is only a matter of time before they will get their way.
In many districts across the country, it seems that the war in Iraq has simply taken its place alongside other voter concerns.
A car bomb blasted through a busy bus station near one of Iraq's holiest shrines Saturday, killing at least 37 people, police and hospital officials said.
A suicide car bomb killed 34 people near a revered Shiite shrine in Iraq's pilgrimage city of Karbala on Saturday, exactly two months after troops launched a security crackdown in Baghdad.
April 14 (Bloomberg) -- Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama said the war in Iraq is a product of U.S. President George W. Bush's ``stubbornness and obstinacy.''
Senator John McCain said in an interview that the buildup of American forces in Iraq represented the only viable option to avoid failure there.
April 14 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush, looking ahead to a meeting with lawmakers next week about a standoff on emergency funds for Iraq, said the inability to resolve differences on the issue is putting an unnecessary strain on the military.
A car bomb slaughtered 34 people near a revered Shiite shrine in Iraq's pilgrimage city of Karbala on Saturday, two months to the day after US-led troops launched a security crackdown in Baghdad.
As of Saturday, April 14, 2007, at least 3,297 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,674 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
British soldiers in Iraq have killed eight people laying roadside bombs near the southern city of Basra, the military reported on Saturday.