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The New Politics of Iraq

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The New Politics of Iraq

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The New Politics of Iraq

The New Politics of Iraq

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Voters angry about the war helped Democrats to a sweeping victory in an election seen by many as a referendum on President Bush's policy in Iraq. With Democrats setting the agenda, and Donald Rumsfeld out, is a change of course ahead for the war?

Guests:

Rep. John Murtha (D-PA), member House Appropriations Committee

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), member of Senate Armed Services Committee

George Packer, author of Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq