Congress AWOL on Mideast action

A  chorus of lawmakers — including Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Angus King (I-Maine) and...

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  • Congress AWOL on Mideast action

    A  chorus of lawmakers — including Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Angus King (I-Maine) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — has called for a special session of Congress to debate the contours of President Obama’s self-described “war” on terror groups in Iraq and Syria, and to fulfill members’...

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