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Kucinich, Jones Announce Resolution to End the War in Afghanistan


Congressmen Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) and Walter Jones (R-NC) will announce the introduction of a privileged resolution that would require a vote in the House of Representatives on whether the United States will end the war in the Afghanistan by the end of 2011. The announcement comes as a new Rasmussen poll showed that a majority of Americans want our troops withdrawn from Afghanistan within a year.

TIME: 2:00 P.M.

DATE: Wednesday, March 9, 2011

LOCATION: House Triangle

Capitol's East Front

Dennis Kucinich is an American politician. A U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1997 to 2013, he was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2004 and 2008.