09/09/2013 12:37amCongress' September agenda, already destined to be tense and dramatic, got worse while lawmakers were away this summer. Now they end their five-week recess by plunging into an emotional debate over whether to launch missile strikes against Syria.
09/09/2013 12:39amOf all the interests backing President Barack Obama's call for Congress to authorize military strikes on Syria, perhaps none is more concerned about the prospect of a "no" vote than America's pro-Israel lobby, which is finding it difficult to overcome widespread opposition to the use of force.
09/09/2013 12:53amIn the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful.
09/09/2013 7:55amOne of two female Iraq war veterans in Congress is opposing President Barack Obama's call for military strikes against Syria.
09/09/2013 8:41amOne of the two female Iraq war veterans in Congress said Monday she opposes President Barack Obama's push for punitive military strikes against Syria, underscoring the administration's struggle in trying to rally Democrats to back the use of force.
09/09/2013 9:12amNorth Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp says she cannot support a Senate measure authorizing military force against Syria.
09/09/2013 12:12pmSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid is blaming the Syrian government for using deadly chemical weapons in what he calls a "clear violation of human decency."
09/09/2013 1:34pmRepublican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri says he is opposed to President Barack Obama's request for military action against Syria, questioning whether the administration has realistic policy goals for the Mideast nation.