Authorization for Use of Military Force

The government appears eager to avoid a court battle over whether a 2001 military force authorization applies to ISIS.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was at home in Washington, D.C., and listening to the news on NPR when I heard the first confusing report of a plane crashing into the World Trade Center's North Tower.
The congresswoman was the only "no" vote on a sweeping 9/11 war authorization that's still in use.
Under the guise of increased transparency, the administration has revealed partial information about its targeted killing program.
The senator argued Congress' votes to target Osama Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein nearly 15 years ago apply to foreign jets in Syria, too.
This is -- who else? -- Donald Trump, flexing, you might say, his nuclear trigger finger in an interview with Chris Matthews
Even Republicans who are a little worried about Trump are fine letting him take the reins of an undeclared war.
It is not my intention, for example, to pass any overall judgment of Hillary's hawkishness. That would require more detailed knowledge than I possess. But I do have a couple of observations to offer that, in my view, should lessen the weight of evidence for this characterization of Hillary as a superhawk.
Sen. Chris Murphy argues that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's ISIS war resolution would authorize martial law and U.S. troop deployments anywhere in the world.
To Democrats, President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address in front of a national audience was quintessential Obama. But to Republicans, Obama's speech was the "same old, same old."
Senator proposes granting the White House sweeping authority to attack the terror group anywhere.
For now, Republican leaders haven't given any indication that they're prepared to move a new AUMF through the process. Jones
Democrats forced the House to take votes Thursday on authorizing the war against the Islamic State group, making it the first time the House has touched the issue since the U.S.-led bombing campaign began 10 months ago.
"While this is another setback for a Congress long derelict in its duty, I will keep pushing for a debate and vote on a new
The full text of the Kaine-Flake AUMF is below: Democrats say Obama's proposal is too broad, Republicans say it's too restrictive