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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

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  • Out of Iraq or More Troops? A Debate with George McGovern, Dennis Kucinich and Joshua Muravchik

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    As leading Democrats call on President George W. Bush to soon begin withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, some Republicans are calling on more troops to be deployed. We host a debate on the issue with three guests: former Democratic presidential candidate and South Dakota senator George McGovern; Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich; and the American Enterprise Institute’s Joshua Muravchik. [includes rush transcript]

  • Battle Brewing in Congress as Bush Admin Seeks Closure of Iraq Reconstruction Corruption Monitor

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    A new battle is brewing in Congress over how the US government monitors the billions of dollars it spends on the reconstruction of Iraq. Leading Congressional Republicans recently passed legislation that would close the Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction. The special agency has uncovered several cases of waste and abuse, and has helped indict several American officials on charges of corruption. [includes rush transcript]