1. Legalese

    Obama Defends Libya Mission

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    A group of 10 lawmakers has filed suit against President Obama, saying that the operation in Libya is unconstitutional. Meanwhile, the White House has sent a 30-page report to Congress that justifies the Libyan mission from a legal standpoint. As part of the report, the White House is arguing that it has not been involved in full-blown “hostilities” in Libya since April 7, so the section of the War Powers Resolution that imposes the upcoming 90-day deadline on such hostilities should not be invoked. White House press secretary Jay Carney says that the White House believes it will continue to get support from Congress.

    Read it at The Wall Street Journal