Governors Oppose Bush's Troop Escalation PlanQuicklink submitted by Joan Brunwasser Permalink
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|Although the U.S. Constitution gives federal lawmakers the power and purse strings to wage war, the unprecedented use of National Guard troops is making the four-year-old conflict a local concern for governors and state legislatures nationwide. While unable to change the execution of the war, state politicians are able to amplify pressures on Congress, which can.|
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