Maine Republican Olympia Snowe is one of
four U.S. senators visiting Iraq this weekend. Snowe’s itinerary
includes meetings with Iraqi leaders, U.S. military commanders and
troops from Maine.
Joining Snowe on the trip are Democrats Max Baucus of Montana,
Ken Salazar of Colorado and Ben Nelson of Nebraska.
Prior to the trip, Snowe said she’s pleased that President Bush
has agreed to bring some American troops home but remains troubled
at the lack of an Iraqi plan to bring about national political
This is Snowe’s third trip to Iraq, with the last one coming
this past May. She plans to return to Washington on Monday.