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Obama Never, Ever Said "No" to Bush on Iraq

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Even the most cursory look at Obama's words, votes, and campaign pirouettes on Iraq paint a far different picture of a candidate for which Iraq was never the clear cut issue that many believed.

Obama Denies Change In Iraq Policy

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FARGO, N.D. — Democrat Barack Obama struggled Thursday to explain how his upcoming trip to Iraq might refine, but not basically alter, his promi...

Gates: Both Obama And McCain Would Take 'Sensible Approach' on Iraq

The Hill | Andy Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday that from what he has seen, both John McCain and Barack Obama would take a "sensible approach" to Iraq o...

Sam Stein

McCain's "Right Arm" In War On Terror Has Never Been To Iraq | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain has routinely touted his resoluteness in combating Islamic extremism. When Rudy Giuliani dropped out of the Republican primary and endorse...

Fierce Iraq Fighting Forces War Back Onto Campaign Trail

The New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER and LARRY ROHTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The heavy fighting that broke out last week as Iraqi security forces tried to oust Shiite militias from Basra is reverberating on the presidential cam...

Obama Doctrine And The Minds That Shape It

American Prospect | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama met in California for the Jan. 31 debate, their back-and-forth resembled their many previous encoun...

Clinton Calls Obama's Iraq, Environment Plan "Just Words"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Clinton has released comments on her opponent in anticipation of Sen. Obama's scheduled environment event today: After seven years of an energy ...

Max Follmer and Sam Stein

Obama And Clinton Go Toe-To-Toe On Iraq | Max Follmer and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Less than a week before the decisive Nevada Democratic presidential caucuses, the political battle over Iraq dramatically erupted on Sunday when the H...

Obama Will Oppose War Funding Bills Without Exit Deadline

Des Moines Register | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama, who had resisted measures to tie money for the war to a deadline for withdrawal, said Sunday he would no longer support funding measures in the...