Gephardt’s fault the Democrat’s caved in?

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“We had to go through this, putting politics aside, so we have a chance to get to a consensus that will lead the country in the right direction,” Gephardt said in an interview yesterday.

But several Democrats privately questioned his motives — some wondering if presidential aspirations clouded his judgment. Senate aides said Gephardt fell into a White House trap meant to divide Democrats and embarrass Daschle.”