Former Member of the US House of Representatives (D-OH)
Con to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"I not only voted against [the war], but I did an analysis five years ago that totally debunked the Bush case for war.
As a matter of fact, the analysis that I did was 100 percent spot-on in asserting that there was no proof that Iraq had the intention or capability of attacking the United States, that they had anything to do with 9/11 or al-Qaida's role in 9/11, and certainly there was no proof that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction."
Interview with Judy Woodruff, Online NewsHour, Oct. 4, 2007
Experts Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the US - Iraq conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the US - Iraq conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Member, US House of Representatives (D-OH), 1997-2013
Chairman, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Member, House Education and the Workforce Committee
Member, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States (IATSE)
Democratic Presidential Candidate, 2004 2008
Official US delegate to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, 1998, 2004
Recipient, Gandhi Peace Award, 2003
Attendee, World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg (South Africa), 2002
State Senator, Ohio, 1994-1996
Councilman, Cleveland, 1970-1975, 1981-1982
Mayor, Cleveland, OH, 1977-1979
Clerk, Cleveland Municipal Courts, 1976-1977
Councilman, Cleveland, OH, 1970-1975
Member, Cleveland City Council, 1969-1973
MA, Speech Communication, Case Western Reserve University, 1974
BA, Speech Communication, Case Western Reserve University, 1973
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