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Jennifer Bendery

Progressive Democrats In Disarray Over Whether To Back War Operations

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In some of the most bizarre votes seen yet in this Congress, House lawmakers from both parties banded together Friday to rebuke Presiden...

House Rejects Bill To Cut Off Funds For Libya Operation

Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

The House voted Friday to reject a bill which would have cut off funds for U.S. military attacks in Libya. The bill would have barred funds for Lib...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Leaders To Push Bill, Not Resolution, After Members Demand Tougher Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders will bring a bill to the floor as soon as Friday to defund U.S. military operations in Libya, a much stronger c...

Boehner: Obama Lacks House Support For Authorizing Libya Operation

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Setting up a showdown on Libya, House Republicans agreed on Wednesday to vote on dueling measures, one to give President Barack Oba...

Jennifer Bendery

McCain, Kerry Offer Measure Backing U.S. Role In Libya For Another Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) knocked leaders of his own party Tuesday for lining up votes to defund U.S. military operations in Libya and ...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Threatens Obama On Libya Ahead Of Golf Match

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- House Speaker John Boehner is spending Saturday golfing with President Barack Obama in a highly publicized show of bipartisan camarade...

White House Defends Legality Of Libya Mission

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defying congressional criticism, the White House insisted Wednesday that President Barack Obama has the authority to continue U.S. ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama In 2007: Congress Should Stand Up To White House On War Powers Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- President Barack Obama spoke passionately in 2007 about the need for Congress to challenge the Bush administration over violating the ...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Demand Rationale For Intervention In Libya

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will allow two votes on Friday against the president's actions in Libya: a resolution written by Rep...

Elise Foley

Boehner Asks Obama To Make The Case For Libya, Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is partially to blame for growing discontent among members of Congress over wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, ...

John Boehner Wants Answers From Obama On Libya Mission

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama came under pressure from Republicans on Wednesday to outline the U.S. goals in Libya, where American aircraf...