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AP Sources: Senators craft Syria alternative

09/10/2013 8:15am
Senior congressional aides say a bipartisan group of senators is working on an alternative measure to a resolution authorizing U.S. military force against Syria.

Sen. McConnell to vote 'no' on Syria resolution

09/10/2013 8:25am
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he will oppose President Barack Obama's resolution authorizing a military strike against Syria.

Boehner skeptical of Syrian offer on weapons

09/10/2013 8:45am
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says he is skeptical of Syria's offer to turn over chemical weapons to international monitors but said President Barack Obama has not yet sold the American people on the need for military.

Ohio senator opposes military action against Syria

09/10/2013 8:57am
Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says he cannot support a resolution giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria.

Top Dem strategist says Syria will fade in 2014

09/10/2013 9:02am
The top campaign strategist for House Democrats says Syria is likely to be a minor issue in congressional elections 14 months from now.

Democratic senator opposes Syria resolution

09/10/2013 10:04am
Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts says he opposes the resolution that would allow President Barack Obama to order military strikes against Syria.

'Obamacare' contractors project confidence

09/10/2013 12:31pm
Major contractors hooking up the internal plumbing of President Barack Obama's health care law projected confidence Tuesday that they will be ready to go by an Oct. 1 deadline, even though the system is still being tested.

House panel: DC law firm meddled in email inquiry

09/10/2013 4:30pm
Leaders of the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday accused a prominent Washington law firm of trying to interfere with their investigation into use of personal email accounts by government officials.

Congress honors Birmingham church bombing victims

09/10/2013 7:01pm
House and Senate leaders on Tuesday awarded Congress' highest civilian honor to four girls killed in the Alabama church bombing nearly 50 years ago that became a watershed moment in the civil rights movement.

Feds seek to legalize marijuana industry banking

09/10/2013 7:07pm
The Justice Department and federal banking regulators will help clear the way for financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told Congress on Tuesday.