Pinning its hope on diplomacy to resolve Syria's chemical weapons attack, the Obama administration asks the Senate to hold off voting on a resolution that would allow targeted military strikes in Syria.

Senate sets aide vote on Syria ... for now

The Senate on Wednesday at least temporarily put aside a resolution to authorize the use of force against Syria, as the Obama administration appealed for patience while it explored Russia's proposal to monitor and ultimately destroy Syria's chemical weapons.Some senior lawmakers continued to discuss whether to amend President Barack Obama's pending request for authorization to reflect the new circumstances. But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the Senate would move on to other issues, as Obama had urged in ...

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