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Dems and the War: Counting to 60

By on 1.11.07 | 3:15PM

Mitch McConnel has threatened to filibuster any Senate resolution opposing President Bush's surge plan, but Harry Reid says Democrats expect to have the 60 votes needed to thwart such an action and ensure the resolution's passage. With Joe Lieberman likely to oppose such a measure, Democrats would need to find 10 Republican defectors.

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