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Warner Wants Dems Involved Iraq War Debate

What could be perhaps the strongest suggestion to date that key Republicans will challenge Bush on the Iraq War, came today during an opening statement for the Robert Gates’ confirmation from Senator John Warner, the outgoing chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Warner, AP News reports that Warner will call on Bush to “solicit privately […]

We’ll Believe It When We See it

The WaPo reports today that “Bush Is Weighing Options for New Strategy in Iraq.” Well, all I can say is we’ll believe it when we see it. It’s been nothing but, stay the course… stay the course… stay the course… for so long now, the broken record as worn a very deep groove in it. […]

John Kerry on Ambassador Bolton’s Resignation

As noted below, Bush accepted the resignation of John Bolton today, as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Bolton had submitted a resignation letter on Friday finally facing the fact that there was no way that Democratic majority in the Senate would confirm him to the position. Sounding like a whiny kid and clearly […]

The ’08 Field Narrows: Daschle Will Not Seek Presidency

The field of potential Democratic candidates for ’08 has narrowed again, as former Senator Tom Daschle has announced he will not run. I honestly had not heard much about Daschle’s intentions, but here’s the scoop: Tom Daschle was expected to make a decision about running for president by the end of the year, and Saturday […]