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Another Dem Senator Skeptical of Post-Bush Truth Commission

Well, I think we have to seriously investigate allegations of torture. I don't know if we require a formal new commission to do that. We have the Department of Justice. We have federal attorneys.

But we cannot simply ignore credible allegations. They have to be investigated. I think our political system, and our political system as well as our judicial system, is strong enough to conduct these investigations fairly and then to -- to bring those people who might have violated the law to justice.

I don't think we shouldn't be afraid of that. But I think that should be in response to specific allegations and specific evidence, and not simply setting up a new commission.