Politics

A strategy for after the veto.

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President Bush has repeatedly said he will veto the Iraq supplemental funding. Back-up plans are already being prepared if the veto occurs. John Podesta lays out four principles to remember and four scenarios for Congress to consider:

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Matthew Yglesias and Chris Bowers favor the scenario that gives Bush a short infusion of funds while intensifying the pressure for redeployment. Paul Abrams wants a vote on an open-ended commitment.