Aides launched a full-court press to clarify the president's remarks.
She is urging GOP leaders to hold a floor debate on the use of force.
Obama's national security team will meet at the White House Situation Room.
The South Carolina senator wants to know if President Obama agrees.
The top Republican in the Senate says "the security of the nation comes first."
A Connecticut Democrat says Congress needs to reconvene immediately.
Only a few Republicans have endorsed airstrikes in Syria so far.
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) backed Obama's decision to ask Congress for authority last year.
Rep. Michael Turner (R-Ohio) blasted Obama on Tuesday for not having a “coordinated plan."
Officials have sowed confusion by giving different statements at different times.
Isn't the message that we should fear for our lives a little over the top?
Sen. Inhofe says ISIS is "rapidly developing" ways of carrying out a catastrophic attack.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday called on GOP leaders to launch a floor debate on the...
McCain said other presidents had seen "reality" and changed their policies.
Paul said the U.S. was "lucky" Clinton was not able to arm Syrian rebels.
Some argue that the Syrian regime is preferable to ISIS. But preferable for whom, and why?
Rep. Duncan Hunter says the terrorist group does not pose "an existential threat."
Seven countries will join the U.S. and Iraq in supplying weapons to forces fighting ISIS.
“For the American people’s sake, Congress should weigh in," he said.
A poll found 62 percent said they support U.S. and British policies.
The flights could lay the groundwork for expanded airstrikes on ISIS.
White House says the situation is different from one year ago.
"This is an administration of which the kindest word I can use is 'feckless,'" McCain said.
The administration should fight the urge to expand its campaign in Iraq, said Rep. Schiff.