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Below are the current positions of Minnesota politicians on President Barack Obama’s plan to strike Syria.

YES:

Rep. Keith Ellison (D)
Rep. Betty McCollum (D)

LEANING TOWARD:
Sen. Al Franken (D)

NO:
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R)
Rep. Rick Nolan (D)
Rep. Collin Peterson (D)
Rep. Tim Walz (D)

UNDECIDED:
Rep. John Kline (R)

NOT STATING POSITION:

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) — Previously stated Obama plan to broad


The office of Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D) gave WCCO-TV this statement:

“Senator Klobuchar believes today’s proposal to require Syria to turn over its chemical weapons to international control is a positive development as she has long advocated for working with the international community, and she is continuing to review the Senate resolution and other proposals before Congress. She continues to strongly believe we should not have American troops on the ground in Syria.”

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