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Dem Explains Real Reason He Voted For House Refugee Bill

Sawssan Abdelwahab, who fled Idlib in Syria, walks with her children outside the refugees camp near the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern city of Yayladagi February 16, 2012. (REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra)

One of the 47 House Democrats who voted with Republicans for a bill Thursday imposing new rules on the intake of Syrian and Iraqi refugees said he decided to support the measure only after he concluded it wouldn't stop President Barack Obama's resettlement plan.

ISIS Sustains Another Strategic Loss In Iraq

2:40 PM 11/13/2015

Kurdish forces retook Sinjar Friday morning with the help of U.S. airstrikes, liberating the Iraqi city from more than 15 months of Islamic State rule and cutting off one of the group's major supply lines.