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As Obama Pushes To Punish Syria, Lawmakers Fear Deep U.S. Involvement

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September 02, 2013 AT 3:56 PM
President Barack Obama's efforts to persuade the U.S. Congress to back his plan to attack Syria met with skepticism from lawmakers in his own Democratic Party who expressed concern the United States would be dragged into a new Middle East conflict. Among those wary of an attack on Syria was representative Jim Himes.