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Antiwar icon pulls out of movement

Sheehan voices frustration on new Congress

Peace activist Cindy Sheehan, whose son, Casey, was killed in Iraq, led a group of protesters toward President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, on April 6. They were prevented by police from meeting with Bush to ask him to end the war. Peace activist Cindy Sheehan, whose son, Casey, was killed in Iraq, led a group of protesters toward President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, on April 6. They were prevented by police from meeting with Bush to ask him to end the war. (Jason Reed/Reuters/file)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / May 30, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- Cindy Sheehan, who became an icon of the antiwar movement after she set up a protest camp near President Bush's Texas home, said yesterday that she would resign as the "face" of the movement out of frustration with a Democratic-led Congress unable -- or unwilling -- to get the United States out of Iraq. (Full article: 863 words)

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