Dem Prez Hopefuls Talk Iraq At Move On Virtual Town Hall

Via Bowers, Move On hosts a Virtual Town Hall on Iraq with Dem Presidential hopefuls:

We're organizing three “Virtual Town Halls” to hear from 2008 Presidential candidates on the issues MoveOn members say are most important: Iraq, health care, and energy. On April 10th, we're focusing on Iraq. MoveOn members are asking candidates the tough questions about their Iraq plans, and we're gathering in living rooms from coast to coast to hear the answers directly. . . .

In case you have any doubt what my question would be, I want to know who supports the Reid-Feingold bill:

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold introduced legislation today to effectively end U.S. military involvement in Iraq. The bill, supported by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, requires the President to begin safely redeploying U.S. troops from Iraq 120 days from enactment, as required by the emergency supplemental spending bill passed by the Senate. The bill ends funding for the war, with three narrow exceptions, effective March 31, 2008. In addition to Reid, the bill is cosponsored by Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chris Dodd (D-CT), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Ted Kennedy (D-MA), John Kerry (D-MA), Pat Leahy (D-VT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).

As of today, I (speaking only for me of course) support Chris Dodd for President.

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    The same Chris Dodd that. . . . (none / 0) (#1)
    by magster on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 03:17:34 PM EST
    ....announced his candidacy on Imus?

    I otherwise like Dodd too, even though he has no shot.  

    Hasn't Edwards also vocalized support for the Feingold/Reid bill?

    Answered my own question re Edwards (none / 0) (#2)
    by magster on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 03:21:25 PM EST
    Not too impressed with his non-endorsement endorsement of Reid-Feingold.  

    Yep (none / 0) (#3)
    by Big Tent Democrat on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 03:22:53 PM EST
    Unlike some other people, ending the war in IRaq is more important to me than whether a pol, like ALL THE REST OF THEM, went on Imus.

    I don't disagree (none / 0) (#5)
    by magster on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 03:35:10 PM EST
    Although something like being on Imus can show a lack of sincerity and principle for the sake of political expediency.

    BTD, since your reading comments, do you know if Franken appeared regularly on Imus, since Franken regulars Oliphant and Fineman are Imus regulars too?  I was really disheartened by Oliphant's statement of solidarity with a pig like Imus, and Franken and Oliphant seemed pretty tight as well.


    Nope (none / 0) (#4)
    by Big Tent Democrat on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 03:23:20 PM EST
    I criticized him for that.