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Debate begins on question of a strike on Syria

09/01/2013 2:54am
The debate is on as congressional lawmakers begin considering President Barack Obama's request that they authorize a military strike on Syria to punish the Assad regime for an alleged chemical attack on its own people.

Immigration bill knot: 'Special' citizenship path

09/01/2013 9:53am
As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.