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On August 29, 2013, more than 50 [[U.S. House|House]] [[Democrats]] signed a letter written by [[California]] [[U.S. House|Rep.]] [[Barbara Lee]] that called for a congressional resolution on strikes, and cautioned that the dire situation in Syria "should not draw us into an unwise war—especially without adhering to our constitutional requirements."<ref name="letter">[http://lee.house.gov/sites/lee.house.gov/files/Lee%20Letter%20to%20President%20Obama_Syria.pdf ''Office of Barbara Lee,'' "Lee Letter to President Obama," Accessed September 2, 2013]</ref><ref name="syriastrike">[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/29/more-than-50-house-democrats-also-want-syria-strike-resolution/?wprss=rss_politics&clsrd ''Washington Post,'' "More than 50 House Democrats also want Syria strike resolution," accessed September 2, 2013]</ref> The letter also called on the [[Barack Obama|Obama]] administration to work with the U.N. Security Council “to build international consensus” condemning the alleged use of chemical weapons. {{{Name}}} was 1 of the 50 [[Democrats]] in the [[U.S. House|House]] to sign the letter.<ref name="letter"/><ref name="syriastrike"/><noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>
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On August 29, 2013, more than 50 [[U.S. House|House]] [[Democrats]] signed a letter written by [[California]] [[U.S. House|Rep.]] [[Barbara Lee]] that called for a congressional resolution on strikes, and cautioned that the dire situation in Syria "should not draw us into an unwise war—especially without adhering to our constitutional requirements."<ref name="letter">[http://lee.house.gov/sites/lee.house.gov/files/Lee%20Letter%20to%20President%20Obama_Syria.pdf ''Office of Barbara Lee,'' "Lee Letter to President Obama," accessed September 2, 2013]</ref><ref name="syriastrike">[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/29/more-than-50-house-democrats-also-want-syria-strike-resolution/?wprss=rss_politics&clsrd ''Washington Post,'' "More than 50 House Democrats also want Syria strike resolution," accessed September 2, 2013]</ref> The letter also called on the [[Barack Obama|Obama]] administration to work with the U.N. Security Council “to build international consensus” condemning the alleged use of chemical weapons. {{{Name}}} was 1 of the 50 [[Democrats]] in the [[U.S. House|House]] to sign the letter.<ref name="letter"/><ref name="syriastrike"/><noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>

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On August 29, 2013, more than 50 House Democrats signed a letter written by California Rep. Barbara Lee that called for a congressional resolution on strikes, and cautioned that the dire situation in Syria "should not draw us into an unwise war—especially without adhering to our constitutional requirements."[1][2] The letter also called on the Obama administration to work with the U.N. Security Council “to build international consensus” condemning the alleged use of chemical weapons. {{{Name}}} was 1 of the 50 Democrats in the House to sign the letter.[1][2]