From the Hill, Cautious Approval for Obama's ISIS Plan

Politicians on Capitol Hill, including a healthy number of Republicans, voiced their support on Thursday for President Obama's plan to tackle ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, NBC News reported. House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans should grant Obama's request to train Syrian rebels, and House Intelligence Chair Mike Rogers, a tough critic of the president, said he should be “commended for his decision” to take action against ISIS. In fact, those who were the most wary of Obama's plan seemed to be embattled Senate Democrats facing tough races in November. “The U.S. can't continue to foot the bill of Middle East conflicts," said Democrat Mark Begich, who is trying to hold onto his Senate seat in Alaska.

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