How is Iraq shaping the presidential race? Arizona Sen. John McCain, whose campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has been lagging financially, stands by President Bush's unpopular policy in Iraq. But McCain admits that "Democrats view [Iraq] as a political opportunity and Republicans view it as a political burden."11:00 a.m.
McCollum calls for a focus on Afghanistan Speaking at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute, U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., said she doesn't think President Bush's plans for Iraq can succeed, but with more resources, Afghanistan is "doable."12:00 p.m.