By Conn Carroll | 09/10/13 09:05 AM
Faced with mounting defections in Congress and American public opinion breaking hard against him, President Obama grasped for a lifeline thrown to him by Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, throwing the entire Syria debate in Washington into deeper chaos.
By Conn Carroll | 09/09/13 10:50 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., sent a letter to his Senate colleagues Monday, urging them to vote against authorizing President Obama proposed military strike on Syria.
By Conn Carroll | 09/09/13 08:40 AM
President Obama will let sports fans enjoy the first installment of "Monday Night Football" Monday night, but on Tuesday he will expand his campaign to win congressional approval for bombing Syria with a primetime speech from the White House A disappointing preseason Obama has, of course,...
By Conn Carroll | 09/06/13 09:14 AM
President Obama continued to preside over the weakest economic recovery since the Great Depression Friday, as the Department of Labor released its August jobs report showing that 115,000 fewer Americans had jobs in August than did in July, and 312,000 fewer Americans participated in the...
By Conn Carroll | 09/06/13 08:32 AM
President Obama's decision to seek political cover for his plan to bomb Syria by going to Congress is on the verge of blowing up in his face Friday, as two outside vote counters now show a majority of the House of Representatives oppose granting Obama authorization to strike Syria.
By Conn Carroll | 09/02/13 05:45 PM
“The president is desperate to get rid of the sequester,” Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, accurately told his fellow House Republicans on a conference call Aug. 22, “so desperate that he says he’ll shut down the government if Congress follows the law and funds the government at the levels...
By Conn Carroll | 09/05/13 03:53 PM
House Democrats are fighting Republican efforts to provide congressional oversight to how third-party groups handle private Obamacare information.
By Conn Carroll | 09/05/13 09:28 AM
Wednesday in Stockholm, Reuters reporter Steve Holland asked President Obama, "Have you made up your mind whether to take action against Syria whether or not you have a congressional resolution approved? Is a strike needed in order to preserve your credibility for when you set these sort of red...
By Conn Carroll | 09/05/13 07:50 AM
Making the case for President Obama's plan to bomb Syria Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the opposition to the Assad regime was becoming more moderate. But fresh reports from Syria show that Kerry's picture of the conflict just isn't true.
By Conn Carroll | 09/04/13 09:14 AM
If Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to establish that President Obama has no real strategy for Syria, was only going to Congress for political cover, and would completely ignore whatever limitations Congress included in any authorization of force, then his appearance before the Senate...
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