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Does Obama Have the Right to Change His Mind on Syria?

“Whatever your views on the lar­ger is­sues, it’s hard not to con­clude that the ad­min­is­tra­tion’s hand­ling of Syr­ia over the last year has been …

Senators Returning to Hear Obama’s Case for a Syria Strike

Pres­id­ent Obama’s push to per­suade Con­gress to au­thor­ize a strike on Syr­ia presses ahead on Tues­day, as two top ad­min­is­tra­tion …

Syria crisis: Obama begins struggle to persuade Congress of need for strikes

President Obama began an uphill struggle on Monday to persuade Congress of the need for US military action in Syria, reaching out to hawkish Republicans in the hope of building bipartisan consensus before key votes next week.<p>Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, who have been calling for greater …

Syria crisis: three potential outcomes of key Congressional votes

Barack Obama began an uphill struggle on Monday, to persuade Congress of the need for US military action in Syria. The president began by reaching out to hawkish Republicans, such as senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, in the hope of building a consensus before key votes take place next …

JOHN MCCAIN: It Would Be 'Catastrophic' If Congress Blocked Obama On Syria

McCain told reporters after the meeting that a vote that prevents military action in Syria would be "catastrophic." He said that U.S. credibility would be "shredded," since Obama said on Saturday that he has decided military action is appropriate.<p>And both McCain and Graham both expressed confidence …

Foreign Policy

'Catastrophic'

Sens. McCain and Graham just finished meeting with President Obama about Syria and are talking to reporters outside the White House. Cutting through …

John McCain: rejection of Syria strikes by Congress would be 'catastrophic'

John McCain, a leading hawk on the issue of American military intervention in Syria, has warned Congress that a "no-vote" next week against President Obama's plans for airstrikes would have "catastrophic" consequences that would weaken the US for years to come.<p>McCain delivered his comments at the …

McCain: "If Congress Were To Reject Striking Syria, It Would Be Catastrophic"

Step one of the President's newly announced plan to seek Congressional approval for military action in Syria was— of course — to talk to John McCain.

Obama Meets With Former Foe John McCain at the White House

Emerging from a White House meeting with President Obama on Monday, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said it would be "catastrophic" for Congress to reject …