7/15/16 CRS Report: A New Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State: Issues and Current Proposals

January 19, 2013

In 2014, the armed offensive of the Islamic State (also known as ISIL, ISIS, or Daesh) in northern and western Iraq and northeastern Syria raised significant concerns for the United States.

Letter from Four Senators to President Obama about cuts to Medicare and Social Security

January 11, 2013

Senate Democratic Leaders sent a letter to President Obama today urging him to consider taking unilateral action to protect America’s economy in the face of continued intransigence and obstruction from Republicans.