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Syria Authorization

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...

Close Syria Vote Highlights Obama Challenge

Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A Senate panel's deep divide over giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. mil...

Senate Panel Approves Syria Resolution

Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution giving President Barack Obama the authority to use military force in Syria Wednesday by a...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Panel Votes Yes On Plan To Bomb Bashar Assad | 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...

Syria Causes New Headache For Republicans

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's proposal to bomb Syria is dividing both political parties as they cope with Iraq war weariness and, in the GOP,...

Obama Push Draws Skepticism

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

(Recasts, adds McCain, Graham comments) By Steve Holland and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - President Bar...