Congress appears poised to support Obama's plan. (AP)
Ed O’Keefe and Anne Gearan
A path is clearing in Congress to grant the president’s request for explicit authority to allow U.S. military personnel to train and equip Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants. But a full debate on the use of force will likely come after the midterm elections.
Democratic Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes hits Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and distances herself from President Obama in an ad released less than two months before the general election.