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War Challenges Democratic Party, White House Hopefuls

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War Challenges Democratic Party, White House Hopefuls

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War Challenges Democratic Party, White House Hopefuls

War Challenges Democratic Party, White House Hopefuls

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The war in Iraq opens a rift among Democrats, creating challenges for the party's presidential candidates. None has been more outspoken than Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT), who supported the use of force to disarm Saddam. That makes for tough going in Iowa, a state where Democrats typically oppose the war. NPR's Mara Liasson reports.