SENATE PANEL APPROVES OBAMA REQUEST FOR USE OF FORCE AGAINST SYRIA

Senate panel approves resolution giving Obama authority to use military force against Syria, full Senate expected to vote next week.

VOTE BREAKDOWN:

Voting yea:

Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chris Coons (D-DE), Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin and Angus King (I-ME).

Noes were Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT), Jim Risch (R-ID), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ron Johnson (R-WI), John Barrasso (R-WY), Rand Paul (R-KY) and Tom Udall (D-NM).

Dems lose two of their own.

Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), the newest member of the Senate voted “present.”

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