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Obama Praises House Vote On Arming Syrian Rebels

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama praised a House vote Wednesday granting him authority for the U.S. military to train and arm moderate Syria...

Sequestration Seeps Into Syria Debate

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Armed Services Committee Chair Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, in which says he wi...

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...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker Too Busy To Comment On Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) hasn't commented yet on whether he backs military intervention in Syria because he's just been too darn busy. ...

Christina Wilkie

White House Launches New Syria-Focused Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bid to strengthen the case for U.S. military intervention in Syria, the White House on Thursday launched a new website designed to ...

Christina Wilkie

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Asks Members Not To Discuss Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration lobbies Congress this week to authorize military strikes on Syria, the chairwoman of the Congressional Black...

Ryan Grim

This Sucker Could Go Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This sucker could go down. And unlike the Wall Street bailout, there is unlikely to be a do-over. A resolution authorizing military f...

Amanda Terkel

The Iraq Hangover: Lawmakers Who Backed Iraq War Now Skittish On Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eleven years ago, the vast majority of the U.S. Congress voted to invade Iraq, taking the Bush administration at its word that Iraqi dic...