Barack Obama Breaking News: GOP, Dems Divided Alike on Foreign Policy Issues

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Barack Obama Breaking News: GOP, Dems Divided Alike on Foreign Policy Issues

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President Barack Obama's limited attempt to end more than two years of bloodshed in Syria and his insistence on U.S. assistance to a strife-riven Egypt have exposed deep divisions in Congress, with pockets of grudging support countered by fierce opposition toward greater American military and financial involvement among Democrats and Republicans alike. Reacting to emotional debate over the Trayvon Martin case, President Obama addressed the issue of race perhaps more openly than at any other point in his presidency. The president explained that "the African-American community is looking at this issue through a set of experiences and a history that doesn't go away." A source familiar with the matter says that President Barack Obama is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to replace the U.S. Treasury Department's No. 2 official, Neal Wolin

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