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Jim Oberweis on War & Peace

 


Stay the course; gradual withdrawal from the Iraq war

With shared views on issues including immigration reform, limited government, and a gradual withdrawal from the Iraq war, Republican presidential hopeful John McCain expressed his support for congressional candidate Jim Oberweis.

McCain described Oberweis as a successful businessman who shares retired Rep. Dennis Hastert's "values, his principles and his fiscal conservative ideals."

"John McCain has established a reputation, as I have, for speaking his mind even if that means taking a position that might be out of step with the so-called fashionable thinking and even if it might be politically unpopular," Oberweis said.

Foster criticized McCain for his Iraq war stance; McCain said that having US troops in Iraq for 100 years "would be fine with me." "I respect Sen. McCain and his decades of service, but when it comes to Iraq, I think Sen. McCain, Pres. Bush, and Jim Oberweis are flat wrong," Foster said. "Like George Bush, Jim Oberweis says we need to stay the course in Iraq."

Source: Daily Herald on 2014 Illinois Senate race , Feb 21, 2008

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