Freshman Class Message: Don’t Back Down

The three freshman progressive senators who participated in the “kitchen table” discussion at Take Back America Monday night all said they would support a strategy of not backing down from efforts to end the war in Iraq in the face of veto threats and political retaliation from President Bush.

What Democrats ought to do in the Senate is “keep pushing those votes,” said Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., even though antiwar forces in the Senate might not have the votes to overcome a Republican filibuster.

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