syrian chemical attack

MACEDONIA, GEVGELIJA : A Syrian child injured from a chemical attack according to her father, waits to reach a train heading to the border with Serbia at the train station in Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border on August 4, 2015. Many migrants try to cross Macedonia and Serbia to enter the European Union via Hungary, a country that will finish building its anti-migrant fence on its southern border with Serbia by August 31, ahead of a previous November deadline AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF                        

If you were born in 1989 or after, the US has been at war half of your entire life. Here is the contact info for every US Senator. Call the Senators from your state on Monday and tell them to vote NO on Syria.
  • Alabama: Jeff Sessions: (202) 224-4124 Richard Shelby: (202) 224-5744
  • Alaska: Mark Begich: (202) 224-3004 Lisa Murkowski: (202) 224-6665
  • Arizona: Jeff Flake: (202) 224-4521 John McCain: (202) 224-2235
  • Arkansas: Mark Pryor: (202) 224-2353 John Boozman: (202) 224-4843
  • California: Barbara Boxer: (202) 224-3553 Dianne Feinstein: (202) 224-3841
  • Colorado: Michael Bennett: (202) 224-5852 Mark Udall: (202) 224-5941
  • Connecticut: Richard Blumenthal: (202) 224-2823 Chris Murphy: (202) 224-4041
  • Delaware: Tom Carper: (202) 224-2441 Chris Coons: (202) 224-5042
  • Florida: Bill Nelson: (202) 224-5274 Marco Rubio: (202) 224-3041
  • Georgia: Saxby Chambliss: (202) 224-3521 Johnny Isakson: (202) 224-3643
  • Hawaii: Mazie Hirono: (202) 224-6361 Brian Shatz: (202) 224-3934
  • Idaho: Mike Crapo: (202) 224-6142 James Risch: (202) 224-2752
  • Illinois: Dick Durban: (202) 224-2152 Mark Kirk: (202) 224-2854
  • Indiana: Dan Coats: (202) 224-5623 Joe Donnelly: (202) 224-4814
  • Iowa: Chuck Grassley: (202) 224-3744 Tom Harkin: (202) 224-3254
  • Kansas: Jerry Moran: (202) 224-6521 Pat Roberts: (202) 224-4774
  • Kentucky: Mitch McConnell: (202) 224-2541 Rand Paul: (202) 224-4343
  • Louisiana: Mary Landrieu: (202) 224-5824 David Vitter: (202) 224-4623
  • Maine: Susan Collins: (202) 224-2523 Angus King: (202) 224-5344
  • Maryland: Ben Cardin: (202) 224-4524 Barbara Mikulski: (202) 224-4654
  • Massachusetts: Ed Markey: (202) 224-2742 Elizabeth Warren: (202) 224-4543
  • Michigan: Carl Levin: (202) 224-6221 Debbie Stabenow: (202) 224-4822
  • Minnesota: Al Franken: (202) 224-5641 Amy Klobuchar: (202) 224-3244
  • Mississippi: Thad Cochran: (202) 224-5054 Roger Wicker: (202) 224-6253
  • Missouri: Roy Blunt: (202) 224-5721 Claire McCaskill: (202) 224-6154
  • Montana: Max Baucus: (202) 224-2651 Jon Tester: (202) 224-2644
  • Nebraska: Deb Fischer: (202) 224-6551 Mike Johanns: (202) 224-4224
  • Nevada: Dean Heller: (202) 224-6244 Harry Reid: (202) 224-3542
  • New Hampshire: Kelly Ayotte: (202) 224-3324 Jeanne Shaheen: (202) 224-2841
  • New Jersey: Jeff Chiesa: (202) 224-3224 Bob Menendez: (202) 224-4744
  • New Mexico: Martin Heinrich: (202) 224-5521 Tom Udall: (202) 224-6621
  • New York: Kirsten Gillibrand: (202) 224-4451 Chuck Schumer: (202) 224-6542
  • North Carolina: Richard Burr: (202) 224-3154 Kay Hagan: (202) 224-6342
  • North Dakota: Heidi Heitkamp: (202) 224-2043 John Hoeven: (202) 224-2551
  • Ohio: Sherrod Brown: (202) 224-2315 Rob Portman: (202) 224-3353
  • Oklahoma: Tom Coburn: (202) 224-5754 James Inhofe: (202) 224-4721
  • Oregon: Jeff Merkley: (202) 224-3753 Ron Wyden: (202) 224-5244
  • Pennsylvania: Bob Casey: (202) 224-6324 Pat Toomey: (202) 224-4254
  • Rhode Island: Jack Reed: (202) 224-4642 Sheldon Whitehouse: (202) 224-2921
  • South Carolina: Lindsey Graham: (202) 224-5972 Tim Scott: (202) 224-6121
  • South Dakota: Tim Johnson: (202) 224-5842 John Thune: (202) 224-2321
  • Tennessee: Lamar Alexander: (202) 224-4944 Bob Corker: (202) 224-3344
  • Texas: John Cornyn: (202) 224-2934 Ted Cruz: (202) 224-5922
  • Utah: Orrin Hatch: (202) 224-5251 Mike Lee: (202) 224-5444
  • Vermont: Patrick Leahy: (202) 224-4242 Bernie Sanders: (202) 224-5141
  • Virginia: Tim Kaine: (202) 224-4024 Mark Warner: (202) 224-2023
  • Washington: Maria Cantwell: (202) 224-3441 Patty Murray: (202) 224-2621
  • West Virginia: Joe Manchin: (202) 224-3954 John Rockefeller: (202) 224-6472
  • Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin: (202) 224-5653 Ron Johnson: (202) 224-5323
  • Wyoming: John Barrasso: (202) 224-6441 Mike Enzi: (202) 224-3424
BREAKING: UN chemical weapons experts depart Syria, cross into neighboring Lebanon.

The UN chemical weapons experts leaving Syria was the last event that stands in the way of the US launching a missile strike against Syria. 

The go-ahead on the strike could occur at any time. 

Regardless of when the strike begins, I will be back with the latest. 

Over the weekend, my blog will devote special breaking news coverage to the ongoing crisis in Syria. You can count on this blog for the latest updates.