Obama to seek new authority for force against IS next week

President Barack Obama will ask Congress for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters next week, congressional aides said on Thursday. A House Democratic aide said lawmakers had been told they would receive the White House request next week. And an aide to Senator Bob Corker told Reuters the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee expected Obama to send text of an authorization as soon as next week.

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