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Capitol Hill Update: Iraq War Withdrawal and Farm Bill Proposals

Democrats were unsuccessful in their attempts to set a deadline for troop withdrawals from Iraq, but they aren't giving up their goals of restricting the president's power to wage war. We discuss the

Capitol Hill Update: Iraq War Withdrawal and Farm Bill Proposals

Tom Fudge: The subject of Iraq is starting to heat up in Washington. As the 2008 election approaches, people running for president and for Congress are rethinking their positions on the war. Lately, more and more GOP senators are becoming more favorable to some kind of withdrawal of American troops. Pete Domenici of New Mexico is one recent example of that.

Guest

  • Eric Niiler, assignment editor for Capitol News Connection, which provides Capitol Hill coverage to KPBS and other public radio stations.