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Democrats wary of the commitment

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates listened to the president’s new plan. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates listened to the president’s new plan. (Charles Dharapak/ Associated Press)
By Susan Milligan and Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / December 2, 2009

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WASHINGTON - President Obama last night made the argument for 30,000 more US troops in Afghanistan with a heavy burden: He cannot count on his fellow Democrats for support. (Full article: 1094 words)

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