A new resolution would finally put many long-running conflicts on a sound legal footing—but would grant the executive branch sweeping powers in the process.
The alliance faces two possible paths ahead. One is disintegration.
If his administration gets its way, it would be even easier for future commanders in chief to take military action without approval from Congress.
Marco Rubio says he’d abandon the deal if Congress fails to reject it—and his rhetoric may damage America’s ability to negotiate future accords.
Judicial intervention may be the only way left to break the political impasse on authorizing Obama’s use of force.
The chief justice's bold stance in a judicial-elections case offers Congress a chance to curtail fundraising.
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