The Feingold Proposal

THE FEINGOLD PROPOSAL….So how are Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama going to vote on Russ Feingold’s proposal to begin withdrawal from Iraq within 120 days and complete it by March 2008 (with a few minor exceptions)? From the AP:

Aides to the two 2008 presidential hopefuls declined comment on the issue Monday night, two days before a scheduled vote….

These two are running for president. They’ve thought long and hard about this stuff. Regardless of which side they’re on, shouldn’t they at least know which way they’re going to vote by now? It’s hardly the kind of thing that requires a lot of close study of the legislative language.

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