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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Obama: My Iraq judgments match reality

     
    by Mike Dorning AMMAN, Jordan--Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama completed a visit to Iraq on Tuesday acknowledging progress in the country over the past year but unwilling to declare that the Bush Administration troop surge he opposed has...
  • Nationalization: Greenspan says yes

     
    We've blogged regularly over the last few weeks on Sen. Chuck Schumer's resistance to the idea of nationalizing banks that are insolvent, even as a wide range of economists and political figures have been moving in that direction. On......
  • Durbin to attend speech with vets

     
    by James Oliphant Continuing a tradition begun during the early phase of the Iraq War, Sen. Dick Durbin will attend President Obama's address to Congress with two veterans from his home state of Illinois. Sitting with Durbin will be Sgt.......
  • I hope Rush Limbaugh fails

     
    So nice to hear that a comfortable, cocooned and corpulent multi-millionaire keeps rooting for the president to fail. Rush Limbaugh said it a few days before Barack Obama was inaugurated, and he reiterated (or reignited) the sentiment over the weekend.......
  • Iraq War at Six: Has it been worth it?

     
    It???s been six years since U.S. bombs started falling on Baghdad. Six years of war in Iraq -- that???s longer than American involvement in World War II. Has it been worth it? And do we even think about it? The......
  • Iraq, year six

     
    A soldier mans his 50 caliber machine gun as his scout unit heads to Nasiriyah, Iraq, March 22, 2003. (Chicago Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo). by Frank James This weekend marked the sixth anniversary of the Iraq War. At......
  • Rush Limbaugh: Flying solo now

     
    by Mark Silva Now that Newt Gingrich has suggested that "racist'' was too strong a word to apply to Judge Sonia Sotomayor, radio's Rush Limbaugh is standing on a lonely perch. But Limbaugh's still standing: "I got a little grief......
  • Obama's vacation: Hurricane Bill ahoy

     
    by Mark Silva It's been a quiet week on Martha's Vineyard, where they are battening down the beaches for Hurricane Bill's pass, all the coves are good-looking and all the presidential vacations are above average. "South Beach in Edgartown was......
  • Pete Stark: Urine terrible thing to waste

     
    by Mark Silva The great public debate marches on: Rep. Pete Stark, the California Democrat who stands to become chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, was holding one of those infamous town-hall meetings. A man rose to talk......
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care

     
    by Mark Silva Bill Clinton, who failed to win the health-care reforms that he sought early in his presidency, says he will be "shocked'' if President Barack Obama fails at the health-care initiative that he is seekng early in his......
  • Pullout debate rages despite calm in Iraq

     
    by Liz Sly BAGHDAD -- No one disputes that Baghdad is calmer, but Iraqi opinions are deeply divided over whether the lull means it is safe to start contemplating a withdrawal of U.S. forces -- a debate that intensified ahead......