4,189. 11/5/2002

“The results of the November 5 [2002] congressional elections further encouraged the Anabasis team [the covert CIA operation to topple Saddam’s regime]–and anyone else hoping for war [in Iraq]. The Republicans enlarged their margin in the House and regained control of the Senate. ‘It was pretty much everything [President] George W. Bush wanted,’ CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley told viewers after the results were in.”

 – Michael Isikoff and David Corn, Hubris, Page 157

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