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Obama Requests War Powers, Ceasefire Begins in Ukraine

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President Obama has formally asked Congress for war powers to fight Islamic State militants, but his request is being met with resistance. Republicans think Obama's three-year proposal is too restrictive with limits on his power, while Democrats want a ban on ground troops. And in Ukraine, a ceasefire deal negotiated by European leaders takes effect this weekend.

Aired: 02/13/15

Rating: NR

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