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US House Speaker: Congress Should Debate Authorization Against IS

As wave after wave of U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State militants, the speaker of the Republican-controlled House of Representatives says he would be willing to call Congress back into session to debate a formal, broad authorization for the use of military force. Legislators left Washington 10 days ago for a seven-week recess. Every day brings new U.S.-led bombardments on Islamic State positions in Iraq and Syria.  But Washington is unusually quiet, as lawmakers campaign across...

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