WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is now saying that the number of chemical weapons attacks by Syrian government forces is in the "teens" and that rebels put the number even higher.
WASHINGTON (WKOW) --- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is holding its first hearing on Syria Tuesday.
Lawmakers are now in debate on deciding whether to authorize the U.S. military to react to the Syria crisis.
Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey are expected to testify Tuesday.
A vote on whether to take action will not happen until next week when Congress is back from recess.
President Obama and Administration officials are holding meetings about the possibility of action this week.
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