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Republican Senators want details on Obama’s determination to strike Syria

Two Republican foreign policy hawks say President Barack Obama must make a strong case for attacking Bashar Assad‘s Syria if he wants to win congressional backing for the operation. Sen.…

Obama to McCain: ‘Hey John, I need your help’

Obama to McCain: ‘Hey John, I need your help’

President Barack Obama is inviting former foe Sen. John McCain to the White House, hoping one of Congress’ most intractable foreign policy hawks will help sell the idea of a…

Obama, Syria says, is just ‘confused’ and promises confrontation

Obama, Syria says, is just ‘confused’ and promises confrontation

Syria on Sunday derided President Barack Obama’s decision to hold off on punitive military strikes, but also took precautions by reportedly moving some troops and military equipment to civilian areas.…

Debate on Syria gets louder with more questions raised

Debate on Syria gets louder with more questions raised

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…

Reversal on Syria raises questions on Obama’s credibility

Reversal on Syria raises questions on Obama’s credibility

For more than a week, the White House had been barreling toward imminent military action against Syria. But President Barack Obama’s abrupt decision to instead ask Congress for permission left…

What once was a dream now prompts political segregation

What once was a dream now prompts political segregation

They came to honor Dr. Martin Luther King‘s dream, a tapestry of humanity with all shades of skin and from all walks of life. Yet there was something missing from…

Obama wants Congressional approval for Syria strike

Obama wants Congressional approval for Syria strike

Delaying what had loomed as an imminent strike, President Barack Obama abruptly announced Saturday he will seek congressional approval before launching any military action meant to punish Syria for its…

Republicans sue to stop gay marriage in New Mexico

Republicans sue to stop gay marriage in New Mexico

A group of Republican legislators has brought the first lawsuit to try to block gay marriage in New Mexico since six counties began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in…

A DOJ move to legalize marijuana?

A DOJ move to legalize marijuana?

For generations, pot crusaders have called for an end to the nation’s prohibition of marijuana, citing everything from what they say are the government’s exaggerated claims about its dangers to…

Economy no longer top campaign issue

Economy no longer top campaign issue

President Barack Obama still calls shoring up the middle class his “No. 1 priority,” but recent events overseas and at home are overshadowing the U.S. economy as a political issue.…