What Are 'Enduring' Combat Operations Against ISIS? Congress Has No Idea

The AUMF language that pleases Democratic leaders but no one else.

Senator Barbara Mikulski, a Democrat from Maryland, listens during a news conference on federal funding for Planned Parenthood at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

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At Tuesday's meeting with White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, Senate Democrats got a strong sense of what would be in an authorization of military force against the Islamic State.

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