updated 2:10 AM EDT, Tue September 23, 2014

U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama's announcement this month that he was prepared to expand the American efforts beyond targets in Iraq, a U.S. official told CNN. FULL STORY

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More: @GrahamBlog says he told @JoeBiden this is good first step. If they want new AUMF in lame duck session he will help lead on gop side
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More admin outreach: This afternoon @JoeBiden called @GrahamBlog to tell him airstrikes would be "intense" w Arab nations participating
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Syrian opposition adviser to @jimsciutto "...Thank God. What a momentous day-- a day that we have been looking forward to for so, so long."
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Are Americans attempting to fight in Syria? @wolfblitzer interviews Homeland Security Secy.: http://t.co/Ix6NkdMXnn
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.@McCaulPressShop: "To defeat ISIS, we must cut off the head of the snake, which exists in Syria." Supports strikes.
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The “targets are meant to get at their ability to command and control, resupply and train" -Sr. U.S. official to @jimsciutto
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The President is being updated on the operation in Syria, White House official tells Jim Acosta
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WH Official: the President is being updated on the operation.
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"targets are meant to get at (ISIS) ability to command and control, resupply and train,” senior US military official tells @jimsciutto
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Available today: provocative film by @harvardcpl fellow @michaelkleiman on the One Laptop per Child program in Peru. http://t.co/6ZkcDmYDoJ
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Another layer of temporary fencing along north fence of WH tonight. http://t.co/SA6diV3F3v
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Clinton has a busy fall as she re-enters the campaign scene. Here’s what she needs to do: http://t.co/o1yzOzQ6Nn http://t.co/jdiArIgYnH
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'Obamadale' helped Obama win in 2012. Their efforts will be crucial for Iowa Dems in November http://t.co/Rxdpe2thzm http://t.co/mfLVprbNXO
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Voter outreach, tailgate style: @SenLandrieu helps a constituent do a kegstand http://t.co/cLnHpEszKx #InsidePolitics http://t.co/rnbN1Obz1e
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Leon Panetta: Should have armed Syrian rebels sooner http://t.co/tNMTizWUGp http://t.co/olXiB7WBBN
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Too Soon? Rick Perry: Joan Rivers' death would have been prevented in a Texas abortion clinic: http://t.co/gaaHYsU418 http://t.co/BQ3rNL2H7z
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Chelsea Clinton baby watch update: Bill Clinton drops grandchild due date hint: http://t.co/LVMDQNahnS http://t.co/5RnqP2cptJ
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Laying groundwork for 2016? After Iowa, Hillary Clinton dips her toes into New Hampshire: http://t.co/6XWpaqw9U0 http://t.co/T8Gx5UQLgn
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The secret weapon of Iowa Democrats: Obamadale http://t.co/zy3UBuzD3Q by @PeterHambyCNN http://t.co/3Lw1euadHS
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Two events, one contrast: Clinton v. Warren in NYC: http://t.co/rYTLpDCrcm #InsidePolitics
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Can Hillary Clinton kiss and make up with Iowa? It’s on her fall to-do list: http://t.co/6uKRwoN3BJ by @brikeilarcnn http://t.co/SrSmqy8u6F
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Media coverage of Clinton's Iowa visit was a mob scene. Luckily this guy was OK http://t.co/fTPnTSftZz http://t.co/AGXSoMImXU #Hambycast
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This is why you should be very careful when using rap music in political videos: http://t.co/44O06UWu1S http://t.co/ZezMuMyU8I
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Dems pulled their candidate from the ballot to help unseat the sitting Republican http://t.co/f0NmABptES by @JDiamond1
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Amid worrisome polls, Democrats make new pitch for women votes http://t.co/4hMIhqABuv By @KevinLiptakCNN
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This guy is more than ready for Hillary Clinton to run. He's 'hella ready.' #Hambycast http://t.co/AGXSoMImXU http://t.co/J3qdz57BX5
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