Betting Their Futures

Barnes, James A.
January 2007
National Journal;1/13/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p62
The author assesses the impact of U.S. President George W. Bush's decision to send more troops to Iraq on politicians in both Republican and Democratic parties. Poll results suggest that Bush faces an incredibly tough sales job and that Iraq continues to make the political environment very difficult for his fellow Republicans, many of whom already view the war as the major reason for their disastrous performance in the midterm elections.


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