5:44 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Michigan Congressmen Amash, Rogers debate Syria

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Both Michigan Republicans were interviewed separately for CBS Television's "Face the Nation"
Washington- Two Michigan Republicans on Sunday offered opposing views on whether the United States should launch a military strike against the Syrian government. Congress will debate this week whether to pass a resolution authorizing a limited military strike against the Assad regime.
Upton on Syria
3:26 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Upton says he's leaning against voting to authorize strikes against Syria

Protestors outside of U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy's (D-VT) office opposing possible military action against Syria
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West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he owes it to his constituents and the nation to get as many facts as he can. 

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6:56 am
Thu September 5, 2013

In Battle Creek Rep. Justin Amash makes case against air strikes on Syria

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Republican Congressman says military action could go on longer than planned and spread to other countries
At his crammed downtown Battle Creek office, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash asked residents who supported a possible U.S. military strike against Syria. None of the some 30 people in attendance raised their hand.
5:14 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Amash to hold Syria discussion Wed. in Battle Creek

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U.S. Representative Justin Amash is against a military strike against Syria and questions the constitutionality of President Obama’s actions.
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, will speak with locals this week to hear their opinions on a possible U.S. military strike against Syria. The congressman said he will host an event at the Main Street Beanery at 113 W. Michigan Avenue in Marshall at 10 a.m.
7:04 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Amash: Congress must approve action against Syria

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Amash says any decision to launch military action against the Syrian government would be unconstitutional without congressional approval.
WASHINGTON - -- Three Republican members of Michigan's congressional delegation have signed a letter asking President Barack Obama to seek legislative authorization before ordering the use of military force in Syria. More than 100 members of Congress -including Democrats and Republicans alike - signed the letter. Included among them were U.S.