WikiLeaks: Hillary Clinton Voted In Favor of the War In Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2002, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cast a vote in favor of the Iraq war that would later come to haunt her presidential campaign. 

As the Iraq war dragged on, and the death toll and financial costs mounted, the conflict became deeply unpopular. By the time Clinton and Obama were facing off for the Democratic nomination, surveys showed a majority of Americans believed going into Iraq was the wrong decision — a warning for potential 2016 candidates trying to read the tea leaves ahead of their own war powers vote. 


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