TOPICS > Politics
Obama Addresses Nation on Syria: Dictators Depend on Us to ‘Look the Other Way’
September 10, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
5337548053Obama Addresses Nation on SyriaPresident Barack Obama made his case to the nation for action in Syria, while acknowledging concerns of a "slippery slope to another war." The president asked Congress to postpone a vote to authorize the use of force while diplomatic efforts are in motion, but still vowed to keep the U.S. military "in a position to respond."2013-09-10 21:00:00disabled4g5DccEbTGAtrue109735Shields and Brooks on the border crisis, Mideast violenceSyndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s top news, including obstacles to passing an immigration bill, luring Hispanic voters, the White House’s handling of the Mideast conflict, as well as how perception of Hamas and Israel has shifted through social media.2014-07-25 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/shieldsbrooks1-320x196.jpg23652963762gb-_VAxpLE109525Why winning Georgia is crucial for the GOP’s Senate hopesIn Georgia, voters selected David Perdue as the Republican candidate for the Senate election in November. His Democratic challenger, Michelle Nunn, is a fellow political novice and the daughter of a well-known former senator. Political editor Domenico Montanaro joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Perdue’s strategy, the competitive race ahead and why voting turnout is at a historic low.2014-07-23 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ga_senaterace-320x196.jpg2365294897aFn0IURNWw8109405Will conflicting health care law rulings head to high court?The federal court of appeals based in Washington ruled that the Affordable Care Act does not allow policyholders who get insurance through the federal exchange to qualify for subsidies. A separate ruling, issued hours later by a federal appeals court in Virginia, said federal exchanges policies do qualify. Gwen Ifill talks to Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog.com.2014-07-22 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Doctor-Patient-01-320x196.jpg2365293874dxMVOJIVf30
President Barack Obama made his case to the nation for action in Syria, while acknowledging concerns of a "slippery slope to another war." The president asked Congress to postpone a vote to authorize the use of force while diplomatic efforts are in motion, but still vowed to keep the U.S. military "in a position to respond."
SUPPORT FOR PBS NEWSHOUR PROVIDED BY