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Dems in tough spot with war funding bill

Watch CNN's Candy Crowley explain the Dems face an identity crisis when it comes to the newest Iraq spending bill.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democrats in Congress face a tough decision on a bill funding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that does not include a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. troops.

Vote "yes," and they are certain to face the wrath of anti-war forces in their political base.

Vote "no," and they may further delay funding for military operations, in turn exposing themselves to the charge that they don't support the troops.

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