Wednesday :: Jan 19, 2005

Senate Foreign Relations Approves Condi - Only Kerry And Boxer Say No

by Steve

So after all the talk and questions yesterday and today of Condi Rice and her past misstatements and yes, lies about Iraq, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted this morning to recommend her anyway to the full Senate. Given the GOP majority on the committee, this was to be expected. What may not have been expected however was this:

Only Barbara Boxer and John Kerry voted against her. No other Democrat had the guts to do so, including ranking member Joe Biden, who wants to run for president in 2008.

Take a look at the other Democrats who went along with Rice today:

Paul Sarbanes
Chris Dodd (2008 ambitions)
Russ Feingold (2008 ambitions)
Bill Nelson (up for re-election next year)
Barack Obama

Keep this in mind the next four years.

Steve :: 9:01 AM :: Comments (60) :: Digg It!