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October 24, 2014

Congress Members Urge U.S. Military Action

The Voice of America reports that “the U.S. Congress is in recess and members are scattered across the country in their home districts.”

“But a number of congressional leaders appeared on Sunday talk shows to voice alarm about the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group in the wake of the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley.”

“The Republican chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Michael McCaul that the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, presents the greatest threat the world has seen since the September 11th terrorist attacks of 2001.”

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