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US lawmakers call for an end to war in Afghanistan

AP, WASHINGTON

“Government agencies should award contracts based on merit and value to taxpayers, not politics,” said Republican Representative Tom Cole, the amendment’s sponsor.

The measure passed on a vote of 261-163.

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