Iraq: Senate against Democratic U.S. troops deploying proposals

Iraq: Senate against Democratic U.S. troops deploying proposals
Iraq: Senate against Democratic U.S. troops deploying proposals

Both proposals, offered as amendments to an annual military bill, were expected to be defeated, mostly along partisan lines, the AP reports.

Sen. George Allen, a Virginia Republican, laid out the stark differences according to Republicans, saying Democrats offer "a vacillating strategic plan for retreat" while the Republicans support "a steady strategic plan for success."