Clinton plays defense on Iraq, Wall Street at Democratic debate

NEWS: Democratic DebateBy John Whitesides and Amanda Becker DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton played defense over her 2003 vote backing the U.S. invasion of Iraq and inched away from President Barack Obama on Syria and the rise of Islamic State militants during a contentious debate on Saturday. Clinton’s rivals for the White House, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley, took a more aggressive tone than in their first debate last month.

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