The People Are Sovereign

Feingold, Russ
April 2007
Progressive;Apr2007, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p29
The article presents a speech by U.S. Senator Russell Feingold, delivered at the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Exercising the Congress's Constitutional Power to End a War, on January 30, 2007. He discussed the impact of a poll conducted in the U.S. on November 7, 2006 to examine the opinion of American citizens on the war in Iraq. According to Feingold, people want that the Iraq war should come to an end. Feingold criticized the policies of U.S. President George W. Bush.


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