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Obama Syria Resolution

Jason Linkins

Syria Process Critics Want To Punish You With Their Garbage Opinions | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Over at the Plum Line, Greg Sargent elucidates the way the ongoing coverage of our ministrations over what to do in Syria provides another example of ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

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

The Self-Destruction of the Obama Presidency

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It is breathtaking, disheartening, and demoralizing to witness the Obama presidency self-destruct. Through a series of missteps and miscalculations it has reached the point where there are no good outcomes for Obama's presidency, the nation, or the world.

Reid Delays Syria Vote

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate is delaying a test vote on authorizing U.S. military strikes against Syria. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it w...

Jennifer Bendery

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

GOP Rep: Obama Acting More Like 'Community Organizer' Than President

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) chastised President Barack Obama for his handling of the situation in Syria, claiming the president is acting more like a "co...

Jennifer Bendery

Madeleine Albright Calls On Congress To Back Syria Strike | 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? | 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 | 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...

House GOP Freshmen Distrust Obama's Case

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Persuading first-term Republicans in the House is President Barack Obama's toughest sell on military strikes against Syria. Many o...

Jennifer Bendery

Speaker Of Syrian Parliament Urges Boehner To Help Prevent U.S. Military Strike | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Speaker of the Syrian Parliament reached out to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday urging him to press members of Cong...

Obama Cancels California Trip To Focus On Syria

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — The White House says President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to California to focus on his administration's response...

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...