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Gen. Petraeus Sizes Up Iraq War on Capitol Hill

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Gen. Petraeus Sizes Up Iraq War on Capitol Hill

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Gen. Petraeus Sizes Up Iraq War on Capitol Hill

Gen. Petraeus Sizes Up Iraq War on Capitol Hill

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Gen. David Petraeus appeared before Congress yesterday and described the situation in Iraq as "fragile and reversible progress."

The three leading contenders in the presidential race, who are also senators, each had opportunities to quiz Petraeus on his assessment of the war.

To discuss this and other political news, Farai Chideya talks with Donna Brazile — Democratic strategist, author and nationally syndicated columnist — and Robert Traynham, D.C. Bureau Chief for the Comcast cable network, CN8.

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