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Where Congress stands on Syria
Washington Post ^ | 9-2-13, updated 9-8-13 | Wilson Andrews, Aaron Blake, Darla Cameron and Kennedy Elliott

Posted on 09/09/2013 12:53:55 AM PDT by kingattax

Lawmakers appear to be tentatively dividing into four camps over military action in Syria. Each square represents a lawmaker who has indicated how he or she might vote, and the sentiment of the quote is mapped across the four categories.

Among the lawmakers mapped below are members of leadership and several "people to watch," a category comprising influential or opinionated individuals, committee chairmen and 2016 presidential hopefuls. Read related article.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


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KEYWORDS: syria
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1 posted on 09/09/2013 12:53:55 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: duckman; DarthVader

PING


2 posted on 09/09/2013 12:54:36 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

Obama , democrats and the media want war with
Syria to:

1. distract us from stopping the Amnesty bill

2. To help Islamic radicals(alqueda) take over Syria

Obama ,democrats and the media . what is the common denominator? they are democrats and part of the democrat party. they are pure evil wanting to help Islamic terrorists take over another country so they frame Assad when Islamics are invading syria from other Muslim countries and these islamics are killing Christians and they the Islamic radicals not Assad are the ones who used the chemical weapons . Obama helped the Islamic terrorists and knows who did what


3 posted on 09/09/2013 12:55:35 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

Boehner’s an asshole.


4 posted on 09/09/2013 1:08:43 AM PDT by mindburglar (Karl Rove will call Ted Cruz a "white hispanic".)
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To: kingattax

Paul Ryan Undecided What a disappointment he turned out to be.


5 posted on 09/09/2013 1:47:29 AM PDT by nikos1121 (“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet)
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To: nikos1121

hope people remember that if ryan decides to run for president


6 posted on 09/09/2013 1:56:44 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: mindburglar
"Boehner’s an asshole."

DITTOS

7 posted on 09/09/2013 2:08:16 AM PDT by DeaconRed (He was a GD community organizer. He has never even run a candy store. What do you expect?)
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To: kingattax

Check.


8 posted on 09/09/2013 2:09:46 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: mindburglar

I think Boehner and Canter did the absolute right thing knowing they’ll heat from us. Had they made this a political thing, Obama would have the cover he needed.

I don’t think they voted yes because they favor us bombing Syria, they voted yes to allow the president to do what he wishes, which he could do in the first place.

Secondly, they have not come out pushing other republicans to vote on this, thirdly Boehner may hold off a vote all together.

In summary, Boenher in this case is not an a hole. He’s playing this very smart by not allowing Obama to hide beyond partisan republicans or even Congress. Boehner is letting Obama make the decision.

And guess what, Folks? Obama, The Coward has no intentions of bombing Syria or anyone. Everyone knows that. With each passing day, he looks all the more that hack he is.

No, Obama is the a hole.


9 posted on 09/09/2013 2:28:45 AM PDT by nikos1121 (“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet)
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GOP Voting For Syrian Military Action
Name State Phone no.
Richard Burr R NC S 202-224-3154
Saxby Chambliss R GA H 202-224-3521
Bob Corker R TN S 202-224-3344
John Boehner R OH H 202-225-6205
Jeff Flake R AZ S 202-224-4521
Lindsey Graham R SC S 202-224-5972
Eric Cantor R VA H 202-225-2815
Mark Kirk R IL S 202-224-2854
John McCain R AZ S 202-224-2235
Tom Cotton R AR H 202-225-3772
Peter King R NY H 202-225-7896
Luke Messer R IN H 202-225-3021
Mike Pompeo R KS H 202-225-6216
Mike Rogers R MI H 202-225-4872

10 posted on 09/09/2013 2:45:41 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: kingattax

I would like to caution about the accuracy of the information in the article.

When I compiled the list of GOP who are supporting military action is Syria, I found 2 members who were now Senators not Congressmen as listed.

That is pretty basic info. With legislation as fluid as this is, I have serious doubts that the position of the members is any more accurate than the underlying database.

Just a word of caution.


11 posted on 09/09/2013 2:48:41 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: nikos1121

I don’t want the orange idiot playing politics. I want him out there playing offense and hammering Obama on why he’s wrong like Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are doing.

And as to your, non informed, statement about Boehner not encouraging other house members to vote his way, I submit exhibit A:

John Boehner
R, Ohio
“I’m going to support the president’s call for action and I believe my colleagues should.”

Go crawl back in your hole and learn to read.


12 posted on 09/09/2013 2:52:12 AM PDT by mindburglar (Karl Rove will call Ted Cruz a "white hispanic".)
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To: kingattax

Ping.


13 posted on 09/09/2013 3:02:44 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: nikos1121

your analysis ignores some glaring facts.

1.boehner has let obozo escape more than once when he was in political quicksand.

2.boehner has carried water for obozo.

3.boehner has never failed to put his foot on the necks of GOP congress members who take a different position than his.

4.boehner is not clever, smart, that politically astute, or capable of the kind of nuanced, strategic thinking that your scenario would require.

5.boehner has always acted like someone who has been bought off or compromised in some way by never srongly opposing anything obozo has done to destroy our republic.

just my opinion, but i believe its based on facts in evidence and if boehner and cantor would play some silly game and let a dope like obama risk igniting WW3, they should be tried for treason.


14 posted on 09/09/2013 3:04:39 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

Quoth Boner:

“I’m going to support the president’s call for action and I believe my colleagues should.”

FUJB, worthless traitor.


15 posted on 09/09/2013 3:05:01 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: nikos1121
Bohner has a responsiblity to tell the President that it is Congress which decides when we use the military except in the most extreme circumstances.

Bohner is just a Neo-Con who is afraid that the Presidency will be brought back to it's rightful constitutional limitations.

16 posted on 09/09/2013 3:05:30 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: kingattax

Unfortunately the majority of congress is as pathetically inept as the useless self imposed messiah.


17 posted on 09/09/2013 3:06:35 AM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: Fresh Wind

18 posted on 09/09/2013 3:09:33 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: kingattax

Bump


19 posted on 09/09/2013 3:11:22 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: onyx

Ping


20 posted on 09/09/2013 3:53:17 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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