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Boehner's aboard: Obama gains Syria-strike support

September 4, 2013
By BRADLEY KLAPPER , The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.



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