Did you hear what Senator John McCain said on Monday about bombing Syria? If you were anywhere near a TV, newspaper or the internet, you might have noticed that McCain called for a U.S.-led airstrike against Syria.
If you wanted to know more about what McCain said, to find his entire statement, or how to cite it in an official source, would you know how to begin this research?
When researching statements made by members of Congress, look at the context of the statement for clues. Where was the member speaking . . . on the floor of the U.S. House or Senate, in a committee meeting or hearing, at a press conference, at a public event? Who was the audience? What was the date? These clues will lead you to the correct source. Full Story »