Some Midlanders say attack on Syria needs congressional OK

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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 am

President Barack Obama must seek approval from Congress before the military starts lobbing cruise missiles into Syria, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers that includes several House members from Nebraska and Iowa.

Reps. Lee Terry, R-Neb., Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, and Tom Latham, R-Iowa, signed a letter Wednesday calling on Obama to get permission from Congress before hitting the “fire” button.

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