War Powers

January 16, 2014 - 5:04 PM
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain and Tim Kaine, D-Va., unveiled legislation on Thursday that would repeal the 1973 War Powers Resolution, often ignored by presidents of both parties, and replace it with a new law that requires greater consultation and a congressional vote within 30 days on any significant armed conflict. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)