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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Elizabeth Dole: Democrats Content to Lose in Iraq

"The head of the GOP Senate campaigns on Sunday sought to deflect growing criticism about the war in Iraq, saying her party will prevail in Tuesday's elections partly because 'Democrats appear to be content with losing.'

Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., acknowledged that Republicans face a tight race to maintain control of the Senate, but that voters will focus more narrowly on local issues. Democrats need to take six seats to gain power in the 100-member Senate.

'It's no question it's a very tough cycle,' said Dole, noting that midterm elections are historically rough for the same party as the president.

On Iraq, she said: 'We need to win the war, and it would be disastrous to lose.'

'To pull out and withdraw is losing. The Democrats appear to be content with losing,' she said." Continue....


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