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Obama Praises Congress For Approving His Plan To Fight ISIS

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Thursday shortly after the Senate approved his plan to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants, prai...

Congress On Board With Obama's Iraq Plans

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now ...

Obama Briefs Congressional Leaders On Iraq Options

AP | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE AND DONNA CASSATA, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an...

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. ...

From Falluja to Washington, DC: Iraq Veteran Unveils New Roadmap for Congress

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

As the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the stimulus package today, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have a lot at stake.

The Sick Man of the North Atlantic

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Money, observed the witty British thinker Malcolm Muggeridge, is the homogenized form of power. No more money, no more power. The great imperialist ...

Nancy Pelosi Hearts George Bush And His War In Iraq

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Not only has Pelosi not done anything about the war, Majority Leader Reid has done nothing about it. They have failed to take Iraq as concrete blocks and tie them around McCain.

Pelosi Announces Iraq Withdrawal Vote Friday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will vote as early as Friday on legislation that would spend $50 billion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan but r...

Despite Rhetoric, Dems Poised To Give Bush A Blank Check For Iraq

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From Roll Call: Despite their rhetoric about not wanting to hand President Bush another "blank check" for the Iraq War, Democrats appear poised to gi...

Democratic Leaders Squash "War Tax" Proposal

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democratic leaders moved swiftly Tuesday to thwart a tax proposal that would pay for the Iraq war, seeking to avoid the label of "tax and spend ...