Happening now. Journalists are live-tweeting the opening of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee mark-up meeting on a Syria war resolution.

Twitchy will continue to monitor and update.



2:57pm Eastern update: Rand Paul amendment to limit President Obama’s authority was tabled by a vote of 14-5.

Amendments proposed by John McCain were approved.

3:30pm Eastern update: AUMF bill voted out of committee. It heads to full Senate next week. Sen. Markey of Mass. voted present.

Roll call vote:

Exit facts:

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