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Syria

Senator Chris Murphy (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

New England Senators Want Better Syria Plan

U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling on President Barack Obama to develop a stronger strategy for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

03/15/2014

File photo of James Foley, left, in Syria. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Still Hopeful About N.H. Man Missing In Syria

The family of a New Hampshire journalist missing in Syria for nearly a year plans say recent events in that country have given them renewed hope.

10/18/2013

File photo of U.S. Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.).  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn.’s Larson To Discuss Syria With Constituents

U.S. Rep. John Larson is set to update constituents on the crisis in Syria as fears of an immediate military strike ease after the U.S. and Russia agreed to a diplomatic plan to remove the country’s chemical stockpile.

09/14/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NH Delegation Shows Mix Of Doubt, Hope On Syria Following Obama Speech

New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is expressing a mix of doubt and hope on resolving the crisis in Syria following President Barack Obama’s address to the nation.

09/11/2013

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., heads for a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in the U.S. Capitol building on May 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: I Welcome Russia Working With Syria To Destroy Chemical Weapons

After hearing reports that Russia has offered to work with Syria to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she welcomes the possibility of such international cooperation to avoid a U.S. military strike.

09/10/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hear The President’s Syria Speech

WTIC will broadcast President Obama’s remarks to the nation Tuesday at 9:00 p.m., live here at WTIC.com, and on a delayed basis following the Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.

09/09/2013

File photo of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).  (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

NH Delegation Weighs In On Syria

New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is weighing in on President Barack Obama’s decision to seek congressional authorization before using military force against Syria for using chemical weapons.

09/01/2013

File photo of U.S. Rep. John Larson.  (credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Larson Sets Town Hall Meeting On Syria Attack

U.S. Rep. John Larson will spend Labor Day hearing from constituents on whether Congress should authorize President Barack Obama to launch a military strike on Syria.

09/01/2013

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President Asks Congressional Authorization For Military Action Against Syria

Delaying what had appeared to be an imminent strike, President Barack Obama says he will seek congressional approval before launching any military action meant to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed hundreds.

08/31/2013

Senator Chris Murphy, Union Station, New Haven (Courtesy Office of Sen. Murphy)

Murphy Calls For Restraint On Syria

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling for the administration to exercise restraint as it considers its response to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians.

08/27/2013

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