VIDEO: Before returning to Washington Friday for a series of briefings on the crisis in Syria, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-District 5) discussed the questions she has on the situation and the evidence she needs to see from the Obama administration before deciding how she'll vote on the question of authorizing military action there.
What Brooks needs to hear on Syria
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