Air strikes increase and the coalition builds as the U.S. ramps up the fight against ISIS. Candy gets White House reaction from Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken.
Senator Chris Murphy is a democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, voted against President Obama's plan to arm and train rebels in Syria, supports airstrikes, and is worried about another open-ended U.S. involvement in the Muslim world. Senator Murphy joins former Joint Chiefs Chairman Richard Myers and former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns on the long and short term consequences of U.S. involvement.
As the anti-war President tackles issues he promised to avoid, some are starting to compare his actions to George W. Bush’s, whose policies he opposed so strongly. Our political roundtable dives into that, plus the legacy of Attorney General Eric Holder. Ken Cuccinelli, Mercedes Schlapp, LZ Granderson, and Penny Lee are with us.
President Obama says the Ebola outbreak is not only a humanitarian crisis, but national security problem, too. Dr. Adam Levine and virus hunter Joseph Fair are back from ground zero in West Africa with firsthand accounts.
By CNN's Tracey Webb
Get your daily scoop of what State of the Union is watching today, September 25, 2014
Democrats are running ads on social issues like abortion around the country. Are they the issues on voters' radar in this election?
DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz faces criticism from her own party.
Should we be expecting the NFL to set the standard for society on combating domestic abuse? Shannon Sharpe, Izell Reese and Christine Brennan weigh in.
Former British PM Tony Blair's personal reaction to ISIS hostage mentioning him by name in video.
NFL Hall of famer Shannon Sharpe, Izell Reese and Christine Brennan on Roger Goodell's handling of NFL abuse scandal.
Fmr British Prime Minister Tony Blair says President Obama is absolutely right to take on ISIS.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair on British born citizens fighting with ISIS.
Fmr. UK PM Tony Blair says there will certainly need to be an effort on the ground to defeat ISIS.