Thursday, September 6, 2007
Republicans, Paul clash over Iraq war
DURHAM, N.H. - Republican presidential contenders voiced support for the Iraq war Wednesday night despite a warning from anti-war candidate Ron Paul that they risk dragging the party down to defeat in 2008.
Fred Thompson stumps on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".
He immediately drew fire from Republican rivals at the debate for not showing up.
"Maybe we're up past his bedtime," cracked Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Added former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: "You know, the only question I have for Senator Thompson is: Why the hurry? Why not take some more time off?"