Political Headlines September 9, 2013: Harry Reid Sets Senate First Test Vote on Syria for Wednesday

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

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Reid Sets First Test Vote on Syria for Wednesday

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Monday that the first procedural vote, not the final one, on the use of military force against Syria will occur “sometime” Wednesday.

“The Senate will give this matter the serious attention that it deserves,” Reid said on the Senate floor Monday….READ MORE

Political Headlines September 9, 2013: President Barack Obama’s Syria Media Blitz Includes All Major News Programs

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

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Obama’s Syria Media Blitz Includes All Major News Programs

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Before President Obama makes his case to the nation on Tuesday for military action against Syria, he’ll sit down with the anchors of the major U.S. news networks and PBS on Monday in separate one-on-one interviews….READ MORE

Political Headlines September 9, 2013: President Barack Obama to Visit Capitol Hill to Make Case for Syria Strike

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Obama to Visit Capitol Hill to Make Case for Syria Strike

Source: ABC News Radio, 9-9-13

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President Obama is planning to visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday, making his case on Syria face-to-face with senators.

The president is scheduled to meet with Senate Democrats at their weekly policy luncheon, two Democratic aides said, intensifying his outreach as part of the administration’s push for military strikes on Syria.  He could also meet with other members of Congress, particularly those who remain undecided on Syria, officials said….READ MORE

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