U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) said Wednesday that the deteriorating situation in Iraq "cries out" for President Obama to launch drone strikes, according to a story posted at TheHill.com.

"I'm a great believer in drones, and I think that this situation cries out for it," Clyburn, said following a closed-door meeting of the Democratic Caucus in the Capitol, according to the story.

Clyburn joins a growing list of Democratic leaders who support direct military intervention in Iraq to prevent Sunni militants from overrunning Baghdad and taking down the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

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