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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Bush thanks troops, Ted Stevens

     
    by Katie Fretland Touting progress in Iraq, President Bush yesterday stopped at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, where he thanked both the troops and an indicted Sen. Ted Stevens for their support of the war. He said an Army......
  • 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......
  • Obama: Afghan plan transfers control

     
    by Mark Silva and updated again at 9:05 pm EST President Barack Obama, swiftly deploying an added 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan, told a national television audience tonight that Americans "have no interest in fighting an endless war'' and promised.......
  • Gates: Defense commitment for Year 2

     
    by Julian E. Barnes Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has committed to remaining in his post for another year, keeping him in office at least through the next critical Afghanistan strategy review in 2010. In Pentagon circles, speculation about Gates'........
  • Obama, McCain lack female majority

     
    by Katie Fretland Neither Barack Obama nor John McCain has secured the vote of the majority of women voters, according to a new poll by Lifetime Networks released today. More women support Obama, but nearly 20 percent of women who......