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Libya War Powers

Senate Takes Up Libya Resolution

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic leaders abandoned plans for a test vote Tuesday on authorizing the U.S. military operation against Libya as Repub...

Top Obama Lawyer Defends Legality Of Libya Operation

Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The State Department's top lawyer on Tuesday defended the legality of the U.S. military involvement in Libya as some lawmakers acc...

House Rejects Bill Authorizing Libya Mission, Resolution To Cut Off Funding

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Challenging presidential power, a defiant U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Friday to deny President Barack Obama the authority to wa...

House Set To Rebuke Obama's Libya Policy, Move To Cut Off Funding

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Challenging presidential power, a defiant U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Friday to deny President Barack Obama the authority to wa...

Senators Introduce Libya Resolution Authorizing U.S. Involvement

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two top senators are pushing a resolution authorizing a limited role for the U.S. military in Libya. Foreign Relations Committee...

Glenn Greenwald: Obama's Lawyers Are Worse Than Bush's

Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama overruled top lawyers from the Justice Department and the Pentagon and decided he has the legal authority to continue the air w...

Boehner Threatens To Cut Off Funding For Libya Mission

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats on Thursday derided President Barack Obama's claim that U.S. air attacks against Libya do not constitute ...

Jennifer Bendery

White House to Congress: We Don't Need Your Authorization On Libya

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House finally made its case to Congress on why it doesn't need lawmakers' approval to forge ahead with military operations in ...

Senate Dems, Republicans Agree To Libya Resolution

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed Monday on a resolution backing limited U.S. involvement in the NATO-led military campai...