President Obama speaks in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday, joined by Vice President Biden, to announce that he wants congressional approval to attack Syria. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama speaks about Syria from the Rose Garden at the White House on Saturday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Who Asked For Congressional Say Gets His Wish

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On Syria, How Might Congress Vote?

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Obama Asks Congress To Approve Action On Syria

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At the White House Saturday, President Obama said he would seek congressional approval before taking action in Syria. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Does Obama Need Congressional Approval On Syria?

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Conservatives Huddle At Strategy Meeting

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President Obama pauses after answering questions from the news media during his meeting with Baltic leaders at the White House on Friday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Does The NFL's Proposed Settlement Change The Game?

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Evangelicals' New Chief Says Days Of Moral Majority Over

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