U.S. President Obama (rear C) meets with bipartisan Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington to discuss a military response to Syria, September 3, 2013. Obama said on... more 
U.S. President Obama (rear C) meets with bipartisan Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington to discuss a military response to Syria, September 3, 2013. Obama said on Tuesday he was confident that Congress would vote in favor of U.S. military action in Syria and said the United States had a broader plan to help rebels defeat President Bashar al-Assad's forces. From L-R are: National Security Adviser Susan Rice, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Obama, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Vice President Joe Biden (foreground). REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) less 
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Tue, Sep 3, 2013 5:27 PM EDT