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Candidates are forced to wade through Iraq, again
Candidates are forced to wade through Iraq, again

The Iraq war was once again front and center on the campaign trail in New Hampshire last week, with a Democratic president under fire. The gruesome beheading of native son James Foley at the hands of Islamic militants thrust the issue to the fore, leading residents to debate how far the U.S. should go to stop them in Iraq and whether the government had done enough to rescue Foley. But even before that, Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown was using Iraq to attack the Democratic incumbent, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, for supporting what he called the president's "incoherent foreign policy." "Our allies don't trust us; our foes don't fear or respect us....

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