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Iraq War / Bush Plan / Baghdad Attacks #849919

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Reports introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Sharyl Attkisson) The coming battle in Congress over President Bush's plans for a troop surge in the war in Iraq examined; details given about Bush's meeting with Republican members of Congress & of efforts to deny funding. [Senators Joseph BIDEN, Chuck HAGEL - oppose the troop policy.] The Senate participants in the Iraq policy debate named. [Senator Hillary CLINTON - says we have to change force.]

(Studio: Katie Couric; Baghdad: Lara Logan) The deaths in Baghdad, Iraq, from an ambush of a convoy carrying members of the National Democratic Inst. discussed; animation shown of the attack on the three cars that killed four; details given about the American woman who was killed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) The site of a suicide car bombing at a market in Baghdad's Sadr City shown.

Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Logan, Lara

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