Political Theater and the War in Iraq

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Senate Democrats have failed again to get a vote on forcing the President to bring the troops home from Iraq.  We hear about the all-night debate and about the issue itself. What would withdrawal really look like? Is the President's current strategy just postponing the inevitable? Also, US forces announce the capture of the senior Iraqi leader of al Qaeda in Iraq and, on Reporter's Notebook, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick is accused in a case of unusual brutality. How widespread is illegal dog fighting?

US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (center), Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Carl Levin (D-MI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) during a news briefing after failed cloture vote. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images.