For a congressional Democrat’s take on the conflict between the U.S. and Iran, we turn to Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., a member of the House Armed Services Committee. Crow is a lawyer and former Army Ranger who deployed to both…
In our news wrap Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will vote this week on a war powers resolution requiring congressional approval for any further U.S. military action on Iran. It's likely to pass the House but not the…
Many congressional Republicans and Democrats have been clamoring for Congress to approve a new authorization for the use of military force. But they're moving too slowly for Paul, who's demanding the deadline to ensure faster action.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
By Larisa Epatko
President Obama on Wednesday sent Congress a request for new authorization for use of military force against the Islamic State militants. In a letter to Congress, he emphasized that he is not seeking “long-term, large-scale ground combat operations” as in…
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