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  • If Congress also approves the president's FY2012 war-funding request, the cumulative cost of post-9/11 operations would reach $1.415 trillion.

    HUFFPOST HILL - bin Laden Playing Checkers With Hitler

  • President Barack Obama pledged to end mid-year war-funding bills when he took office and to instead include the necessary resources to pay for the war as part of the regular budget process.

    Gates Urges More Afghan Funding

  • A $60bn war-funding bill has already cleared the Senate and now awaits consideration in the lower chamber next month.

    On Memorial Day, the war continues

  • It was against this background yesterday that the House overcame the opposition of some Democrats and approved a $37 billion war-funding measure.

    The Pakistan problem

  • WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama a major war-funding increase of $33 billion to pay for his troop surge in Afghanistan, unmoved by the leaking of classified documents that portray a military effort struggling between 2004 and 2009 against a strengthening insurgency.

    Afghanistan War Funding Bill Clears Congress With Major Spending Increase

  • Republican senators target State Dept. training site in war-funding bill

    First Click, Maryland -- Snapshot in gov's race

  • At issue is an amendment tacked on the war-funding bill by Democratic congressman David Obey that gives $10 billion in aid to states to avoid teacher layoffs.

    Giving Us the Business

  • Anti-war organizations said they were using the documents to press their case among House members in advance of the war-funding vote.

    Congressional Allies Back Obama Amid Leaks

  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan at a House Rules Committee meeting where legislators were discussing a measure that Obey sponsored -- and attached to a war-funding measure -- that includes $10 billion in aid to state governments to prevent the layoffs of thousands of teachers.

    Favorite quote of the week (by Obey)

  • And on the eve of its July 4 recess, the House passed a war-funding bill that includes $10 billion in grants to school districts to avoid teacher layoffs.

    A Welcome Veto Threat

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