Senator Joseph Biden doesn’t think highly of the Iraq policies of some of the other Democrats who are running for President.
To hear him tell it, Hillary Clinton’s position is calibrated, confusing and “a very bad idea.” John Edwards doesn’t know what he’s talking about and is pushing a recipe for Armageddon in the Middle Read More
I went to Al Sharpton’s radio studio yesterday to watch him chat with Joe Biden, who phoned in to assauge Sharpton by expressing regret over his remark’s describing Barack Obama as “clean” in yesterday’s Observer.
Sharpton welcomed Biden to the program and then praised him for not trying to backtrack or wiggle out of Read More
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A transcript of Bush’s chat with the Wall Read More
So there’s been a lot of interest in Jason Horowitz’s piece on Joe Biden in this week’s Observer, and we’ve gotten a number of requests from readers who want to listen to the interview.
As is often the case when Biden speaks his mind, there’s no shortage of material. In the story, we led Read More
Jason Horowitz has an interview with Joe Biden that’s going to shift the debate among Democrats over America’s options in Iraq. Biden — one of the party’s most prominent voices on foreign policy — tells Horowitz that Hillary Clinton’s plan would be a disaster, that Barack Obama hasn’t offered anything of substance and that Read More
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Following up on this story today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler just called in to say that he will be introducing his own bill within the next few days to try to force a withdrawal of American troops from Iraq by limiting funding for the war.
“You have got to use funding — it’s the only Read More
The idea of dividing Iraq into a Federalist system with three autonomous regions once had some currency amongst Democrats seeking alternative approaches in Iraq. Now it is all but abandoned.
The idea, associated most closely with Leslie Gelb, the President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, gained traction when it was endorsed by Read More
At an appearance last night by Senator (and prospective presidential candidate) Joe Biden at a meeting of the Israel Policy Forum at the Times Square Marriot last night, I caught up with Congressman Jerry Nadler to talk about the storyline of the day.
He told me that Hillary Clinton had called him earlier yesterday to Read More