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{{Support vote}} On September 4, 2013, the [[United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations|Senate Foreign Relations Committee]] narrowly approved an authorization for President Obama to use limited force against Syria.<ref name="usatoday" It was approved by a 10-7 vote.<ref name="syriacommitteevote">http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/committee-mulls-syria-vote-delay-96260.html ''Politico,'' "Senate panel approves Syria measure," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
 
{{Support vote}} On September 4, 2013, the [[United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations|Senate Foreign Relations Committee]] narrowly approved an authorization for President Obama to use limited force against Syria.<ref name="usatoday" It was approved by a 10-7 vote.<ref name="syriacommitteevote">http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/committee-mulls-syria-vote-delay-96260.html ''Politico,'' "Senate panel approves Syria measure," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
  
The Senate resolution would limit hostilities to 60 or 90 days, narrow military action to Syria's borders and prohibit U.S. troops on Syrian soil.<ref anme="usatoday">[http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/09/04/senate-syria-committee-vote/2762415/ ''USA Today,'' "Senate committee approves Syria attack resolution," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
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The Senate resolution would limit hostilities to sixty or ninety days, narrow military action to Syria's borders and prohibit U.S. troops on Syrian soil.<ref anme="usatoday">[http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/09/04/senate-syria-committee-vote/2762415/ ''USA Today,'' "Senate committee approves Syria attack resolution," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
  
 
The vote came after a three-hour briefing with top Obama administration officials, including Secretary of State [[John Kerry]] and James Clapper, the director of national intelligence.<ref name="syriacommitteevote"/>
 
The vote came after a three-hour briefing with top Obama administration officials, including Secretary of State [[John Kerry]] and James Clapper, the director of national intelligence.<ref name="syriacommitteevote"/>
  
Of the nine [[Democratic]] members and eight [[Republican]] members that make up the committee, seven [[Democrats]] members and three [[Republicans]] voted in favor, while five [[Republicans]] and two [[Democrats]] opposed the authorization.<ref name="syriacommitteevote"/> A single "present" vote was cast by [[Ed Markey]] ([[Democratic|D]]). {{{Name}}} was one of the seven [[Democrats]] who approved the authorization.<noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>
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Of the nine [[Democratic]] members and eight [[Republican]] members that make up the committee, seven [[Democrats]] members and three [[Republicans]] voted in favor, while five [[Republicans]] and two [[Democrats]] opposed the authorization.<ref name="syriacommitteevote"/> A single "present" vote was cast by [[Ed Markey]] ([[Democratic|D]]). {{{Name}}} was one of the seven [[Democrats]] who approved the authorization.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/syria-vote-senate-foreign-relations-committee-96290.html ''Politico,'' "How Senate Foreign Relations Committee members voted on Syria," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref><noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>

Revision as of 15:57, 5 September 2013

Voted "Yes" On September 4, 2013, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved an authorization for President Obama to use limited force against Syria.[1]

The Senate resolution would limit hostilities to sixty or ninety days, narrow military action to Syria's borders and prohibit U.S. troops on Syrian soil.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; invalid names, e.g. too many

The vote came after a three-hour briefing with top Obama administration officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry and James Clapper, the director of national intelligence.[2]

Of the nine Democratic members and eight Republican members that make up the committee, seven Democrats members and three Republicans voted in favor, while five Republicans and two Democrats opposed the authorization.[2] A single "present" vote was cast by Ed Markey (D). {{{Name}}} was one of the seven Democrats who approved the authorization.[3]
  1. http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/committee-mulls-syria-vote-delay-96260.html Politico, "Senate panel approves Syria measure," accessed September 5, 2013]
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named syriacommitteevote
  3. Politico, "How Senate Foreign Relations Committee members voted on Syria," accessed September 5, 2013