Friday, May 16, 2008

Veterans Bill Passed In House

Yesterday, amid talk of McCain pulling troops out in 2013 and the war funding bill, the House also passed their version of Jim Webb's Montgomery GI Bill changes, which would greatly expand education benefits to veterans who have served since 9/11. The bill has pretty wide support in the Senate, but Bush has asked for more modest reforms, and the majority that passed the bill yesterday wasn't veto-proof.

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