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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...

Jennifer Bendery

Harry Reid In No Rush To Pass Syria Resolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday that the Senate is still moving forward with a resolution in support of the pres...

GOP Senator Opposes Military Strike On Syria

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says he cannot support a resolution giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military...

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...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Backs Syria Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Calling the use of chemical weapons in Syria a "clear violation" of international laws and human rights, Senate Majority Leader Harry Re...

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...

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 ...

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...

Scott Brown Slams Dem For 'Unreal' Move

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) slammed Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) for not taking a side in a Wednesday vote on a resolution to bomb Syria. In a We...

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...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Panel Votes Yes On Plan To Bomb Bashar Assad

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Overcoming reservations from the left, the right and the American public, a Senate committee Wednesday passed a resolution to bomb Syria...

Cruz: U.S. Shouldn't Be 'Al Qaeda's Air Force'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke out Tuesday against President Barack Obama's resolution to authorize a military strike against Syria, warning that the U...

Menendez: Senate Likely To Pass 'More Tailored' Act On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A resolution authorizing the use of military force in Syria will likely pass the U.S. Senate but not without specific...