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Obama1-082114.jpg Republicans have not found much to like about President Barack Obama's nearly six years in office, but the results of a new Washington Post-ABC News poll show that a vast majority support the president's decision to launch airstrikes in Iraq.

ChuckHagel-081314.jpg U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered 130 new military advisors to deploy to Iraq, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Tuesday at Camp Pendleton, California. Speaking to Marines and sailors at the base, Hagel said the new troops are in Iraq to assess and advise. They join about 450 other American troops in the country.