Senator Hillary Clinton voted against the almost $100 billion bill for funding in Iraq and Afghanistan yesterday. Both Senator Obama and she were undecided until it got down to the wire over fears that a “yes” vote alienate anti-war Democrats, who are vital primary voters. A “no” vote would bring charges of abandoning the troops and as NBC’s Chip Reid discussed on this morning’s Today Show, it would also bring charges of a flip-flop for Clinton–Clinton voted for the war and then against funding it, similarly to John Kerry voting for the $87 billion funding measure before he voted against it.

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