Obama Faces Syria Test as House Holds 1st Hearing
The Obama administration faces a tougher examination Wednesday of its plans for military intervention in Syria, squaring off against skeptical House members a day after gaining Speaker John Boehner's endorsement and finding significant support in the Senate.
Obama Seeks Support for Syria Strike at G20
Facing roadblocks at home and abroad, President Barack Obama will urge leaders attending a global summit in Russia this week to back an American-led strike against Syria even though the prospects for military action depend on the votes of a fractured U.S. Congress.
Budget Battle On Capitol Hill
There hasn't been a government shutdown in nearly two decades, but top lawmakers on Capitol Hill are finding trickier-than-usual obstacles in their path to avoiding one this fall.
Congress Questions Surveillance
Key administration figures from the intelligence world are set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee to answer another round of questions about the government's surveillance of Americans' phone records.

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