Diplomatic deal could avert U.S. attack on Syria. Vote in Congress delayed

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will address the nation Tuesday–8 p.m. Chicago time– on the need to punish Syria for using chemical weapons. At the same time, Obama is not pushing for an immediate military strike vote in Congress for two reasons: It is facing defeat and a diplomatic deal may avert the need for an attack. My Tuesday column is HERE.

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