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Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, leaves a classified members-only briefing on Syria on Capitol Hill, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Washington. Senior administration officials briefed lawmakers in private on Capitol Hill to explain why the U.S. is compelled to act against President Bashar Assad's government. Further classified meetings were planned over the next three days. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)