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PBS NewsHour | Libya, War Powers Start White House, Congress on Collision Course | PBS

Duration: 07:55
Program: PBS NewsHour #10050
Broadcast Date: Jun. 15, 2011

The Obama administration said Wednesday that the U.S. is not engaged in sustained fighting in Libya and has no troops on the ground, so there's no need for congressional approval. Jeffrey Brown discusses the War Powers Resolution legal wrangling with American University's Jamin Raskin and The New York Times' Charlie Savage.

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Post Date: June 16, 2011