Senior House and Senate Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidVirginia was a wave election, but without real change, the tide will turn again Top Lobbyists 2017: Grass roots Boehner confronted Reid after criticism from Senate floor MORE (Nev.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), sent a letter to President Bush today condemning his Iraq policies and laying out a blueprint for how the U.S. should proceed in Iraq.

Policy suggestions include transitioning the mission, seeking political accommodation among Iraqis, restoring readiness to the Army and Marines Corps, dedicating more resources to Afghan and Pakistani security, and tackling broader challenges of regional stability.

See the letter after the jump.

The President
The White House
Washington, D.C. 20500

Dear Mr. President:

The war in Iraq is in its sixth year. More than 4,000 Americans have been killed and 30,000 wounded in a conflict which has already cost the nation