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President Barack Obama said he would put off a military strike and work with U.S. allies to force Syria to hand over chemical weapons.
GOP Sen. Bob Corker also says he has "zero trust of Russia" but hopes its diplomatic overtures in Syria will succeed.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani argued there's simply no good solution to the Syrian crisis.
Sheldon Adelson spent at least $50 million in a failed attempt to defeat Barack Obama in the last election. Now he supports Obama on Syria.
Syria said it will acknowledge that it possesses chemical weapons and sign onto the convention banning them, according to a new report.
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President Obama on Tuesday night will address a nation solidly opposed to using military force against Syria, according to a new poll.
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President Obama said that he has not decided whether he will order a strike on Syria without Congressional support.
Syria remains topic A, B and C in Washington this week with President Barack Obama blanketing the networks with interviews Monday night.
Secretary of State John Kerry says in London that Syria could prevent a U.S.-led military strike by handing over all chemical weapons.
It's time to make Google, Apple, and other companies pay more taxes. That's the message from President Obama and leaders of the world's economies at a summit ending Friday.
The share of households who aren't paying any federal income tax has fallen, and an analysis from the Tax Policy Center predicts that it will continue to shrink in years to come.
President Obama urged Americans this weekend to back him in launching an attack on Syria, but in Europe, diplomatic pressure increased for a delay to military action.
President Barack Obama told his war-weary country on Saturday that America needs to use limited military force in Syria to deter future chemical weapons attacks.
President Barack Obama met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the midst of their dispute over how to respond to chemical weapons use in Syria.
China warned military action in Syria would hurt the world economy and push up oil prices, reinforcing Vladimir Putin's attempts to talk President Barack Obama out of air strikes.
President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to California next week so that he can stay in Washington "to work on the Syrian resolution before Congress."
Congressional testimony this week by U.S. officials and previous estimates create some doubt about what a Syria operation could cost and even who might for pay for it.
The White House is meeting with key Republicans, trying to persuade skeptical Democrats and sending top Cabinet members to testify before Congress. NBC News reports.