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GOP fails to scuttle Iraq timeline

From NBC's Mark Murray
In a 50-48 party-line vote, Senate Democrats -- with one key GOP defection, Sen. Chuck Hagel -- defeated a Republican effort to strip an Iraq withdrawal timetable from wthe emergency spending bill the Senate is considering. That means that both the House and Senate spending bills have withdrawal provisions in them. But President Bush has promised to veto any such legislation if it reaches his desk.