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Where does your Calif. representative stand on Iraq involvement?



Iraqi Shiite tribesmen brandish their weapons as they gather to show their willingness to join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 17 2014, in the southern Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf.
Iraqi Shiite tribesmen brandish their weapons as they gather to show their willingness to join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 17 2014, in the southern Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf.
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"Reluctant" is the best way to describe the California delegation's response to sending military advisers to Iraq. In fact, the first response you hear when bringing up the topic is a loud sigh.

A handful of members want the U.S. to do more.

If you're looking for party politics, you'll find plenty of willingness to assign blame for the current situation in Iraq.

Democrats blame George W. Bush for getting us into Iraq; Republicans blame Barack Obama doing a poor job getting us out.

But the person both Democrats and Republicans can agree to be furious with is Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki.

Not every member was willing to give an opinion. Most of those staying mum face tough races in November: Republican Jeff Denham of Turlock, and Democrats Julia Brownley of Ventura, and Raul Ruiz of Palm Springs.

Read what your member of Congress has to say in KPCC's interactive graphic. What do you think? Let us know in the comments.