Politics & Government

April 8, 2008

Iraq hearings highlighted differences among the candidates

Obama took the toughest line, pressing Ambassador Ryan Crocker on whether Iraq would ever be free enough of Iranian and al Qaida influence to allow U.S. troops to leave. Clinton used much of her time to restate her Iraq war position. McCain, while distancing himself from the "mismanagement" of the war, voiced support for staying.

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