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Obama to Host Lawmakers, Consider Iraq Response

President Barack Obama is due to host congressional leaders Wednesday to discuss the situation in Iraq and possible responses to the surge there by Sunni Islamist militants.   The White House meeting comes as Obama considers a range of possibilities, including assistance to Iraqi security forces and carrying out airstrikes, while stressing the need for political unity.   Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday there is no military solution to Iraq's problems, but that...

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