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Talent Says Accountability is Main Issue in Prisoner Abuse Hearings


By Kevin Lavery, KWMU

St. Louis – Missouri Republican Senator Jim Talent says the testimony he's hearing about the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal raises questions about who was accountable for the actions at Abu Ghraib Prison.

Talent is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which is investigating the incidents.

He told KWMU's Kevin Lavery that the scandal is prompting him to consider two key points: Listen.