Kerry–Feingold Amendment

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The Kerry and Feingold Amendment (June 2006) proposed the withdrawal of American armed forces from Iraq by July 2007 with the exception of a few to maintain security. The proposal was defeated in the United States Senate in an 86 to 13 vote.

Vote Summary

  • Question: On the Amendment (Kerry Amdt. No. 4442 )
  • Vote Number: 181
  • Vote Date: June 22, 2006, 11:07 AM
  • Required For Majority: 1/2
  • Vote Result: Amendment Rejected
  • Amendment Number: S.Amdt. 4442 to S. 2766 (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 )

Statement of Purpose

To require the redeployment of United States Armed Forces from Iraq in order to further a political solution in Iraq, encourage the people of Iraq to provide for their own security, and achieve victory in the war on terror.

Vote Counts

  • YEAs: 13
  • NAYs: 86
  • Not Voting: 1

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