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House passes ban on waterboarding.

By Amanda Terkel  

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In a 222-199 vote, the House today passed the FY2008 Intelligence Authorization bill, which bans waterboarding and confines the CIA “to the interrogation tactics permitted by the Army Field Manual on Human Intelligence Collector Operations. Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s (D-NY) remarked, “[This] means no more torture, no more waterboarding, no more clever wordplay, no more evasive answers, no more dishonesty.” Watch it:

Yesterday, 30 retired generals and admirals wrote to Congress and urged lawmakers to ban waterboarding.

UPDATE: Full roll call vote HERE.

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