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Iraq War / Funding Bill / Clinton and Obama #861555

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 25, 2007
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(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) The difficult decision by presidential candidates Senator Barack Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton to vote against the compromise troop funding bill for the war in Iraq examined; details given about the politics of their votes, with statements from Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney quoted. [In Iowa, CLINTON - says we owe the troops more.] [OBAMA - speaks about the war.] [January 20, CLINTON; April 11, OBAMA; March 16, 2004, Senator John KERRY; October 16, 2004, President BUSH - offer views on funding bills.] [Pew Research Center Andrew KOHUT†- says the Democrats come closer to the people's view that do the Republicans.]

(Studio: John King; Washington: Bill Schneider) The politics of the Iraq war for the presidential candidates after the passage of this funding bill, the game plans for the Republicans and Democrats in the 2008 election, the Republican reaction to the votes by Obama and Clinton, the problem of sexual stereotyping for Hillary discussed.

King, John;
Bash, Dana;
Schneider, Bill

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