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Obama In Iraq, Media Bias and the Veepstakes

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Obama In Iraq, Media Bias and the Veepstakes

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In this week's edition of The Political Junkie, guests discuss Barack Obama's visit to Iraq and John McCain's insistence that he was right to support the troop surge. Also: charges of pro-Obama media bias, and the latest word on top candidates for VP.

Guests:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor; writes the weekly "Political Junkie" column

Rep. Chris Shays (R-CT), ranking member of the House National Security and Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee; has visited Iraq 20 times since April 2003

Vin Weber, former member of the House of Representatives (R-MN, 1981 to 1993)