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Some in Congress expect military response in Syria

WASHINGTON — Several lawmakers from both parties said Sunday that they now expected the United States to take limited military action to punish Syria or deter further chemical attacks in that country’s civil war.

But lawmakers who appeared on Sunday talk shows said it would be reckless to add ground troops into a war in a region already in turmoil, and there was a general call for any action to be taken under the broadest possible international auspices.

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