The Senate vote came only an hour after George W Bush made his third vow inless than a week to veto such a law.
"I'll veto a bill that restricts our commanders on the ground... a billthat doesn't fund our troops," he said.
The vote of 51 to 47 links funding for the war to a goal of getting
The Senate bill approves $122bn (£62bn) in funds - mostly for the wars in
It sets a goal of pulling all combat troops out of
The House and Senate must now reconcile their two versions of the bill andsend the result to President Bush.
If he refuses to sign it, the bill will not become law.
The votes in both the House and Senate were close enough to suggest Congresswill not be able to override his threatened veto.
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