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Claim: A resolution introduced to the House of Representatives seeks to repeal the authorization for use of military force against Iraq.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2003]
Origins: A joint resolution passed by both houses of Congress on
This resolution was referred to the House Committee on International Relations the same day it was introduced. It is extremely unlikely this bill will ever clear committee and be presented to the House for a vote (hence the plea quoted above for people to prevail upon Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to introduce it for a vote), and even more unlikely that it would ever be passed by both the House and the Senate if it were.
Last updated: 16 October 2007
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