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16 Votes
In 20 states, an incumbent Republican Senator will face a re-election battle in 2008. They will have to make clear very soon whether they will continue to defy the will of the American people.

Now is the time to hold them accountable for their choices on the war.






The Iraq war should never have been started, and it's long past time to end it.


We were one signature away from ending this war, but President Bush defied the majority of Americans and vetoed the legislation. He has shown, again and again, since the invasion began, that he will not listen.

But the will of the American people must be followed.


If President Bush won't end the war, it's up to Congress -- the representatives of the people -- to end it instead. We need 16 Republican Senators to override a veto -- any 16 of the 49 Republicans can choose the people over their party and decide to end this war.



Listen to Sen. Obama's call to action, excerpts from the speeches at his recent events.; Barack; end war; Iraq; Obama; sixteen votes; http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid824504873http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=353512430
Video updated May 20, 2007
Obama: 16 votes from ending war in Iraq
May 19, 2007 | Portsmouth Herald

Obama draws 3,000 in Missouri
May 13, 2007 | Associated Press

Obama renews pressure on Grassley for override vote
May 11, 2007 | Associated Press

Iowa senator blasts Obama
May 9, 2007 | Chicago Tribune

Chuck Grassley Decries Democracy
May 9, 2007 | MyDD.com

Pressure senators to end Iraq war, Obama suggests
May 7, 2007 | Des Moines Register

Updated May 19, 2007
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