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Feingold Amendment for Afghanistan Withdrawal Timetable Fails 18 to 80

1:47 PM, May 27, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Sen. Russ Feingold's amendment to require the president to produce by year's end a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan got just 18 votes:

Baucus (D-MT)
Boxer (D-CA)
Brown (D-OH)
Cantwell (D-WA)
Dorgan (D-ND)
Durbin (D-IL)

Feingold (D-WI)
Gillibrand (D-NY)
Harkin (D-IA)
Leahy (D-VT)
Merkley (D-OR)
Murray (D-WA)

Sanders (I-VT)
Schumer (D-NY)
Specter (D-PA)
Tester (D-MT)
Udall (D-NM)
Wyden (D-OR)



The Coburn-McCain amendment to "pay for the costs of supplemental spending by reducing Congress' own budget" was tabled on 50 to 47 vote.

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