Tag Archives: Iraq war

POLL: 70% Support Obama’s Decision to End Iraq War

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama ran on a platform that included withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq within 16 months. Predictably, the Hawks balked and said this was tantamount to cutting and running. But a new Washington Post-ABC News … Continue reading

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Federal Deficit on Pace to Reach $1 Trillion

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 The Federal government ran a record budget deficit in November, putting Uncle Sam on track to post an all-time high annual shortfall of $1 trillion or more. In just the first two months of the budget … Continue reading

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Nine Republicans Break Party Ranks on Impeachment

Thursday, July 17, 2008 In a stunning development which fell with the silence of a feather yesterday, nine Republicans broke with their iron-fisted party to put country first, and voted to send Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s article of impeachment — HR 1345 … Continue reading

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Is Obama Softening on Iraq Withdrawal Timeline?

Thursday, July 3, 2008 Throughout his presidential campaign, Barack Obama has gone from a hard-edged, vocal opponent of the Iraq war that defined his early stump speeches to using more nuanced rhetoric calling for a phased-out drawdown of all combat … Continue reading

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McCain Says “Bringing Troops Home Not Important”

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 In an appearance on NBC’s Today program, the presumptive Republican nominee, John McCain sat down for an interview with host Matt Lauer. Lauer noted: “A lot of people now say the surge is working.” McCain immediately … Continue reading

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