ISIS

Obama: Intelligence community underestimated ISIS threat The president admitted that the United States was surprised at the force behind ISIS. http://ow.ly/C2qXp

Obama adviser: Trained Syrian rebels could fight Assad Moderates are the key to fighting ISIS and pushing Assad out of power, Tony Blinken said. http://ow.ly/C2kYz

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White House still wants 2002 military authorization repealed Tony Blinken called on Congress to write a specific authorization for fighting ISIS. http://ow.ly/C2mqC

BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerA leadership menagerie of metaphorical scapegoats Boehner says 'unemployed' Trump 'has nothing else to do' but 'cause trouble' Boehner: 'There's a lot of leaders in the Republican Party' MORE: 'I'd bring the Congress back' The Speaker said "Congress ought to consider" a resolution authorizing ISIS fight. http://ow.ly/C2mTZ

Ellison: Narrow AUMF could pass “It depends what it would say,” the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said. http://ow.ly/C2sP0

Kaine: ‘War should not be started without Congress’ Kaine has sponsored a measure that would formally authorize Obama’s mission. http://ow.ly/C2vVH

Barrasso, King want Congress recalled for ISIS vote The senators said it is important for Congress to vote soon on the ISIS mission. http://ow.ly/C2qhW

Sen. King: 'Turkey’s got to fish or cut bait' The senator urged Obama to help bring Turkey into the coalition fighting ISIS. http://ow.ly/C2sjl

'Somebody's boots have to be on the ground' to defeat ISIS, Boehner says The U.S. may have “no choice” but to send in ground troops, the Speaker said. http://ow.ly/C2ljt

Senate Dem fears long-term conflict in Syria Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyPassage of FASTER Act is critical for food allergy community Sunday shows: Biden's border woes, gun control dominate Murphy, Toomey say background check bill could pass Senate MORE warned Obama lacks a "realistic political strategy" in Syria. http://ow.ly/C2kV6

2016

Jeb Bush 'would be a great candidate,' Boehner says The Speaker hinted that lobbying the former governor to run in 2016 may be working. http://ow.ly/C2vzJ

Carson: Anarchy could threaten 2016 vote “There’s no telling what could happen in just a matter of a couple of years,” Carson said. http://ow.ly/C2tk1

ERIC HOLDER

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GOP senator: Holder a 'puppet' “We need an attorney general for the people," the Wyoming Republican said. http://ow.ly/C2rV3

LEGISLATION

Tax reform, highway bill 'doable, Boehner says Boehner said he would implore Obama to find "common ground" in last two years. http://ow.ly/C2nYA

WHITE HOUSE SECURITY

WH: Secret Service's 'task is incredible' Agents reportedly didn't know the White House had been hit by bullets in 2011. http://ow.ly/C2pDq