We're Not Looking For An Exit Strategy. We're Looking For Victory.

Vice President Cheney welcomes fresh ideas on Iraq but maintains the war will be seen as visionary

In the sitting room of his official residence last Wednesday, Vice President Dick Cheney sat down with TIME's Mike Allen and James Carney for a rare print interview. Excerpts:

•What do you think a Democratic Congress would be like?

I don't expect that to happen. I'm optimistic that we're going to hold both the House and the Senate. One of the things I talk about on the campaign trail is the importance of what we've been able to do with tax policy. How our changes in tax policy--especially in '03--stimulated a recovery that's generated 6.6 million new jobs. Just today, the...

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