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Congress Syria Resolution

Sabrina Siddiqui

George Bush's Gift: Iraq Hawks Abandon War In Syria Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama got ambushed by an old enemy when he tried to push a resolution through Congress to bomb Syria: the Iraq war. ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama's Syria Pitch Fails To Sway Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even with a visit to Capitol Hill, it appears President Barack Obama's case for a strike against Syria got more help from the Russians t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Boehner 'Skeptical' Of Russia's Offer On Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that he is "skeptical" of a proposal from Russia to have the Syrian government turn ove...

Jennifer Bendery

Samantha Power Suggests Bombing Syria May Not Be Legal, But Is Necessary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power suggested Monday that launching a military strike on Syria may be not legal, but she said it is "necessar...

White House Syria Approach Questioned By Members Of Congress

Reuters | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

* Republican lawmaker says Obama made "hash" of argument * Top White House official appears on five Sunday news shows (Adds quotes,...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden To Host Senate Republicans To Dinner To Discuss Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just days left to win over Senate Republicans wavering on supporting a resolution authorizing military action in Syria, the White H...

Jennifer Bendery

Madeleine Albright Calls On Congress To Back Syria Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Friday pressed Congress to back a resolution authorizing military action in Syria and ca...

Jason Linkins

If Congress Says 'No' On Syria, What Happens Next?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

As our own Jennifer Bendery reported earlier on Friday, White House deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken gave an interview with National Publ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Not Likely To Attack Syria Without Congressional Approval, Says Top Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama isn't likely to launch a military strike on Syria if Congress votes against doing so, a top national security off...

Obama Lobbies Lawmakers On Syria From Overseas

AP | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

BY DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pressed skeptical lawmakers to give him the authority to use U.S. mili...

Obama Confident On Congress Passing Syria Resolution

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER & NEDRA PICKLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday he's confident Congress will autho...