Senate passes Iraq bill, forces historic showdown

Missing from the vote were GOP Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, both staunch advocates of the president's Iraq policy. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., sided with Republicans in opposing the bill.

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Senator McCain argues for immediate troop withdrawal from Somalia 1993

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Standing on the bodies of 655,000 Iraqi dead

McCain: Terrorists will come here

"If we leave Iraq there will be chaos, there will be genocide, and they will follow us home," the Arizona senator said, calling the war against al-Qaida "a struggle between good and evil."

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Iraq Showdown Looms After Senate Vote

With Thursday's vote by the Senate to begin withdrawing troops, the stage has been set for confrontation between Congress and the president. And with US war casualties mounting, Bush, whose low public-approval ratings have been the longest-running of any president in more than 50 years, will likely have a difficult time holding on to nervous Republicans as the election season approaches.

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With landmark votes, Congress poses 'bold wartime challenge' to Bush
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