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Obama Syria Speech: Politicians React To President's Address

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President Barack Obama waves to members of the media while be moves from meeting with Senate Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, to discuss Syria. Later Tuesday, the president will address the nation on Syria. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) | AP

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the ongoing situation in Syria, telling the public that he's weighing a diplomatic solution while making the case for a military strike in response to the use of chemical weapons.

"Sometimes resolutions and statements of condemnation are simply not enough," Obama said.

Immediately following Obama's speech, members of Congress gave their take on his address.

Below, some of their reactions:

Politicians React To Obama's Syria Speech
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post incorrectly attributed a statement made by Sen. Carl Levin to Rep. Randy Hultgren.