By Byron York | 09/12/13 06:53 AM
Here's what a leading House Republican said recently about the state of relations among GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill: "I believe the White House wakes up every morning thinking how they can punch us in the nose. And we wake up every morning thinking how we can punch each other in the nose."
By Byron York | 09/11/13 01:23 PM
On Tuesday, the chief human resources officers of more than 100 large corporations sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging quick passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
By Byron York | 09/11/13 08:33 AM
The Obama White House released a statement Tuesday evening -- the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks -- assuring the public that President Obama's national security team "is taking measures to prevent 9/11-related attacks and to ensure the protection of U.S. persons and...
By Byron York | 09/10/13 07:39 AM
With just over 500,000 followers, the comedian and actor Albert Brooks is a popular presence on Twitter. Most of his tweets are mild, 140-character jokes about events in the news. But Brooks, judging by Twitter at least, has taken the crisis in Syria seriously.
By Byron York | 09/09/13 09:51 PM
If President Obama believes he can turn around public opinion on U.S. intervention in Syria with a single speech, or even a few days of intensive public relations campaigning, he is badly mistaken. Without some huge, earth-shattering event that changes things overnight -- a Sept. 11 or a Pearl...
By Byron York | 09/09/13 08:08 AM
Republicans on Capitol Hill have some compelling reasons to oppose U.S. military intervention in Syria. They fear there is a significant presence of al Qaeda and other terrorist groups within the Syrian opposition.
By Byron York | 09/07/13 05:54 PM
Many Democrats against U.S. intervention in Syria cite the American experience in Iraq as a basis for their opposition to a military strike against the Assad regime. "The Iraq thing is why people have so much trepidation about going into Syria," James Carville explained on Fox News Wednesday. "I...
By Byron York | 09/02/13 07:59 PM
Early signs say it will be hard for President Obama to win congressional authorization for military action in Syria. That could change; lawmakers might re-write the president's draft authorization into something they can live with, ultimately allowing Obama to go forward. But whatever happens,...
By Byron York | 09/05/13 06:13 PM
In Washington, use of the word "vetting" is usually confined to unknown political candidates and cabinet nominees. So what is this vetting in Syria everyone is talking about?
By Byron York | 09/05/13 07:45 AM
Marco Rubio surprised some observers Wednesday when he voted in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee against a resolution authorizing President Obama to use U.S. military force in Syria.
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