With Gadhafi on the ropes, Philadelphia’s French fetish is hard to miss.
The Libya back-and-forth is the latest skirmish in a decades-long struggle between Congress and the president.
On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of 10 House members filed a lawsuit against the president challenging U.S. participation in the Libya military mission. At issue are the requirements of the War Powers Act of 1973.
Since Vietnam, presidents have continued to send the military into action without prior congressional approval. But is it constitutional?