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September 14, 2007, 1:00am

This was the week in which Americans hoped they would get straight talk and clear thinking on Iraq. What they got was two exhausting days of Congressional testimony by the American military commander, hours of news conferences and interviews, clouds … Read more »

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September 13, 2007, 1:00am

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement tonight on President Bush’s speech on the war in Iraq:

“Tonight, President Bush outlined a status quo strategy that leaves at least 130,000 American soldiers in harm’s way as part of a 10-year … Read more »

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September 13, 2007, 1:00am

The Bush administration is showcasing its top general in Iraq in an effort to sell more war to Congress.

A sign of hope is that Senate Democratic leaders aren’t buying it.

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September 12, 2007, 1:00am

After a slow start, the Democratic-led Congress has started to gain traction on its domestic agenda.

The passage of the student loan bill on Friday is the fourth measure headed to President Bush’s desk from the Democrats’ “Six in ’06” … Read more »

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September 11, 2007, 1:00am

Last week, Florida’s Brevard County met Lukas, who is alive thanks to the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), the program congressional conservatives want Bush to veto.

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September 11, 2007, 1:00am

“If I didn’t think we could succeed, I wouldn’t have our troops there.” Thus spoke President Bush in Australia about Iraq and Afghanistan. It is not a reassuring thought.

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September 10, 2007, 1:00am

Four years ago the Bush administration, exploiting the political bounce it got from the illusion of success in Iraq, pushed a cut in capital-gains and dividend taxes through Congress.

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September 10, 2007, 1:00am

Today, Gen. David Petraeus begins his much-anticipated report to Congress on progress in Iraq. His appearance marks the most high-profile appearance of a war general on Capitol Hill since Gen. William Westmoreland testified on April 28th, 1967, that America was … Read more »

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September 10, 2007, 1:00am

Those familiar old Army recruiting posters showing Uncle Sam pointing his finger and saying he “needs you” need repainting… Read more »

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September 09, 2007, 1:00am

The war in Iraq has gone on so long that perhaps President Bush has forgotten the price our troops paid the last time he taunted our adversaries to bring it on.

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