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Top congressional Republicans on Sunday put the responsibility on President Obama to call Congress back to Washington for a vote on the use of U.S. military force to attack and destroy the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
A top White House national security adviser said Sunday that the United States has strong support from Syrian residents in its effort to destroy Islamic State positions in their country, downplaying protests and arguing that Syrian President Bashar Assad in a common enemy.
Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has for the second straight year won the Family Research Council Action's 2014 Values Voter Summit Straw Poll.
The Secret Service reportedly did not discover that the White House had been struck by at least seven bullets in a 2011 shooting incident until the damage was pointed out by an usher and did not interview witnesses until after the bullets were found.
Any self-respecting congressional reporter not wearing a protective athletic cup probably would have rushed out of the way to safety.
President Barack Obama on Saturday said the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo. is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant racial disparities in the administration of justice.