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Obama Requests War Powers, Ceasefire Begins in Ukraine
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Season 2019
Episode 61
As congressional leaders return from their summer recess, the panelists previewed what...
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Obama Requests War Powers, Ceasefire Begins in Ukraine

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.

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