• WisPolitics


Friday, June 29, 2007

 9:13 PM 

Feingold said Dems must unite on Iraq policy



U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold aimed some of his criticisms at fellow Democrats, saying all of his colleagues in the Senate need to stand by a new Iraq policy that would bring troops home from the war in Iraq.

"I'm not here to criticize my party," Feingold said, but added the reason Congress' approval rating fell below President Bush's because many do not see any change from the policy in Iraq. "This will be the number one test if whether we are worthy of the mandate you gave us in November."

Feingold said that he is going to reintroduce his timetable amendment soon with Senate Leader Harry Reid, hoping he gets more solid support in the Senate.

Feingold also applauded the Dem slate of candidates in 2006, saying it was the "best group of candidates I've ever worked with."

Feingold talked about his nationwide tour in 2005 and 2006, saying he didn't travel around while considering a presidential bid.

"I went to 19 states, and everyone said 'Oh, he's running for president.' No, I just wanted different people to work with in Washington," Feingold said.

-- By Matt Dolbey

Labels:


<< Back to Dem Convo Blog main page

Advertisement
Advertisement

wispolitics.com Social News

Follow Us

ABOUT THE BLOG

Updates from WisPolitics.com on Wisconsin's participation in Democratic conventions.

Editor: JR Ross
Reporters: Chris Thompson, David Wise

· Dem Convo Blog site feed

CONVENTION LINKS

· Democratic Party of Wisconsin website
· DPW convention page
· Convention agenda
· Convention hotel

ARCHIVE

· June 2005
· June 2006
· June 2007
· July 2007
· June 2008
· August 2008
· June 2009
· June 2010
· May 2011
· June 2011
· June 2012
· August 2012
· September 2012
· May 2013
· June 2013
· May 2014
· June 2014
· May 2015
· June 2015
· May 2016
· June 2016
· July 2016
Copyright ©2012 WisPolitics.com All rights reserved. | WisOpinion.com | WisBusiness.com  |  Website development by wisnet.com LLC  | Website design by Makin’ Hey Communications