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Posted: September 1, 2013 at 5:02 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I know that the country will be stronger if we take this course, and our actions will be even more effective.” President Barack Obama, who announced Saturday that though he believes the U.S. should take military action against the Syrian government because of the purported use of chemical weapons against civilians, he will seek Congress’ support before ordering an attack

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