Congress, the "foreign policy elite," the media and, of course, President Bush are all to blame for the mess in Iraq, says Senator Barack Obama. And that includes Hillary Clinton -- "some now seek to rewrite history" but "this was a vote about whether or not to go to war. That's the truth as we all understood it then." Obama says he's running "to challenge" the conventional "Washington groupthink."
Sound Bite: "How can you give the President a blank check and then act surprised when he cashes it."
llinois Representative Jan Schakowsky talks about how smart and courageous Barack was to "stand up and say no to war."