Joseph Birkenstock

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Former Chief Counsel to the Democratic National Committee, now an attorney in Washington, DC

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With a vote of 341 to 79, many Democrats joined Republicans today in  condemnation of MoveOn.org  for its  full-page ad  calling General David Petraeus "General BetrayUs."

MoveOn, the Democrats and Iraq

With a vote of 341 to 79, many Democrats joined Republicans today in condemnation of MoveOn.org for its full-page ad calling General David Petraeus "General BetrayUs."

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