Senator Byrd: Stop Holding the Senate Hostage – Debate the Escalation of the War

WASHINGTON, D.C…. This afternoon, U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., announced his intention to offer binding legislation that would bring an end to the 2002 Iraq war resolution based on achievable conditions, not on calendar dates. The Byrd legislation would make it clear that the U.S. military commitment to Iraq is not open-ended and that…Read More

Senator Byrd to Push for Conclusion to Iraq War Resolution – Senator Says Time to Restore War Powers to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C…. This afternoon, U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., announced his intention to offer binding legislation that would bring an end to the 2002 Iraq war resolution based on achievable conditions, not on calendar dates. The Byrd legislation would make it clear that the U.S. military commitment to Iraq is not open-ended and that…Read More