Funding for Iraq War

By IndyKids Staff In May, Congress voted to give $96 billion more for the military to continue fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan with no plan to withdraw U.S. troops. May was one of the deadliest months for U.S. soldiers in Iraq, with 127 killed. The U.S. military...

Battle Over Iraq Troops

Battle Over Iraq Troops President Bush is battling Congress because he does not want a deadline to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq. The U.S. House and Senate passed bills that would give Bush $100 billion more for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but would set a...

Billions More for Iraq War

By IndyKids Staff On Sept. 7, the Senate approved spending $63 billion more for the war in Iraq, bringing the total to $469.7 billion. The funding was approved by 98 out of 100 Senators in spite of increasing public criticism of the war. When the United States invaded...