Letters to Washington

Letters to Washington – August 19, 2010

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Analysis on the last combat brigade leaving Iraq from Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies.

A new report show that in an effort to regain control of Congress, Republicans are pouring resources into defeating vulnerable incumbents while Democrats are using campaign funds playing defense.  We talk to the reports author Alex Isenstadt of Politico. 

Political economist Robert Skidelski talks about his biography on the depression era economist john Maynard Keynes and we have a special report on the gun lobby.