Senate Democratic leaders are revising proposals to end the Iraq war in hopes that a compromise with wavering Republicans can be found, Democratic leadership sources said Friday.
Democrats want to leverage Republican discontent with the 21,500-troop withdrawal announced by President Bush on Thursday to swing GOP votes behind a Democratic pullout plan.
Democratic sources say about a half-dozen proposals will be up for debate when the Senate takes up the defense authorization bill Monday. Debate could begin midweek, they say. Read full article »
CNN's Dana Bash, Candy Crowley and Deirdre Walsh contributed to this report.