The Top 52 Reasons to Vote Republican in 2004
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The White House quickly backpedaled (flip-flopped) Thursday on Pentagon plans to cut the combat pay of the 157,000 U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan after disclosure of the idea quickly became a political embarrassment.
The Pentagon's opposition to extending an increase in combat pay for troops in Iraq and other war zones ignited a firefight Thursday on the S.C. home front.