Focus

by
Abby Zimet

As 51 Democrats opposed yesterday's House approval of $96 billion more to fund the quagmires in Iraq and Afghanistan, Rep. Jim McGovern kept the focus where it should be – on getting out.

 "I'm tired of wars with no deadlines, no exits and no
ends," he said.

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