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9/3/2013 UPDATE: Vote Counting on Syria



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HOUSE
Democrats Republicans Total
Firm Nay 13.....................28.................41
Firm Yea 15......................7..................22
Leaning Nay 37................55.................92
Leaning Yea. 21................6..................27

133 NAY
68 YEA
234 UNDECIDED
435 TOTAL

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US SENATE
21 NAY/ LEAN NAY
NOTE: 15 GOP 6 DEMS

20 YEA/ LEAN YEA
NOTE: 9 GOP 11 DEMS

59 UNDECIDED
NOTE: 22 GOP 36 DEMS 1 INDEPENDENT








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re: 9/3/2013 UPDATE: Vote Counting on Syria


Senate UP For Grabs
20 Against
23 For
57 Undecided

House looks out of play



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thanks for posting





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First off,are we sure who used the chemical agents?Second,are the rebels sided with Al Qaeda?If the rebels are sided with them we should not help them.Maybe the rebels are responsible for the use of the sarin gas and are hoping we think the Syrian government did it in hopes that we follow through of the threats of an attack.





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those responsible should be forced to suffer the consequences."
Is there any chance in this whole wide world of this happening?






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First off,are we sure who used the chemical agents?Second,are the rebels sided with Al Qaeda?If the rebels are sided with them we should not help them.Maybe the rebels are responsible for the use of the sarin gas and are hoping we think the Syrian government did it in hopes that we follow through of the threats of an attack.


We are the world experts on WMD. The regime was behind the attacks. :sarcasm:

I think the moral argument is the best card the administration has to play. A dictator gassing his own people and is basically daring us to stop him. Assad crossed the "red line" laid out by President Obama. There is a moral argument but does it constitute more violence is the question?






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King sharply criticized Obama for waiting for a congressional resolution, saying that he “is abdicating his responsibility as commander-in-chief and undermining the authority of future presidents. The president does not need Congress to authorize a strike on Syria. If Assad’s use of chemical weapons against civilians deserves a military response, and I believe it does, and if the president is seeking congressional approval, then he should call Congress back into a special session at the earliest date. The president doesn’t need 535 members of Congress to enforce his own red line."


Rep. King makes me want to vomit






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Rep. Robert B. Aderholt (R-Ala.) was especially sharp, saying that Obama’s speech “leaves many questions, such as who exactly are the ‘good guys’ in this conflict? And how is American involvement not the fuel for the fire the Muslim Brotherhood and extremist are trying to ignite throughout the region? Cruise missiles are not a strategy. The president by now should see that foreign policy is far more complex than that.”


The only guy that is a lean no or against from Alabama, the rest are undecided. Like what he has to say on it, but to the rest..
They need to get with it. I'm already disappointed in many of their votes on the FISA votes. If any vote for this too, I won't ever vote for them again.






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Rep. King makes me want to vomit



He is easily becoming one of my least favorite people in the Senate.






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Updated in OP

Senate

Senate more opposition coming out of the GOP.

15 Republican Nay
6 Democrat Nay
21 Total

Democrats are mostly undecided

36 Democrats Undecided
22 Republicans Undecided
1. Independent Undecided
59 Total

About evenly split on Yea Votes

9 Republican
11. Democrats


House is looking bleak for Obama

Democrats Republicans Total
Firm Nay 13.....................28.................41
Firm Yea 15......................7..................22
Leaning Nay 37................55.................92
Leaning Yea. 21................6..................27

133 NAY
68 YEA
234 UNDECIDED
435 TOTAL

Democrats will have to rally in the House






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If we can get 10 million likes we can stay home.

up vote now.






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Rep. King makes me want to vomit



He is easily becoming one of my least favorite people in the Congress.


FIFY. There are 0 senators in the House of Rep.






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NbamaTiger90
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I feel your frustration, we have crossed the threshold where the informed voter no longer matters. It's almost a losing battle brother.





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