The Senate Foreign Relations Committee in a 10-7 vote has approved a resolution authorizing military force against Syria.
The panel first voted to expand the use-of-force resolution by specifying the goal of U.S. military intervention in Syria should be to bolster the Free Syrian Army.
From Capitol Hill, Elizabeth Letchworth explains what's likely to be going on behind closed doors - the horse trading to get votes in support of Obama's determination to fight a proxy war for the Saudis.
She'll also bring us up to date on the major and consequential issues facing Congress in the short amount of time left for this session.
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