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US Vice President: Elections Will Not Alter Iraq Policy


Vice President Dick Cheney says the Bush administration will continue "full speed ahead" with its Iraq war policy, no matter which party takes control of U.S. Congress in Tuesday's elections.

In a television interview to be aired Sunday, Cheney acknowledges the conflict is not popular with the American public, but says the administration is doing what it thinks is right.

Recent polls suggest the opposition Democratic Party is poised to take control of the House of Representatives, and possibly the Senate.

The vice president repeated the administration's assertion that Democrats do not have a concrete plan on Iraq. He also says the opposition will not extend the tax cuts President Bush successfully pushed through Congress in 2001.

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