The latest news on Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.
Going to Congress is the right call, even if the president may not be doing it for the right reasons.
President Obama said he won't intervene before Congress votes.
President seeks vote of Congress before taking military action against Syria.
If we want the Assad government to obey international law, we must set the standard for adherence.
War Powers Act is open to interpretation, but many think Congress needs to vote on action in Syria.
We need the support of allies before we intervene in the civil war.
Boehner asks Obama to keep Congress informed on Syria.
White House released intelligence report on Syrian chemical weapons attack.
See the full White House report on Syrian chemical weapon use.