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

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


White House still wants 2002 military authorization repealed Tony Blinken called on Congress to write a specific authorization for fighting ISIS.

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.

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

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

Barrasso, King want Congress recalled for ISIS vote The senators said it is important for Congress to vote soon on the ISIS mission.

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

'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.

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.


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

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



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


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


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