The deal clears the way for 300 advisers to begin helping combat a Sunni insurgency.
Lack of an immunity deal means 300 Iraq advisers can't advise just yet.
Obama said only Iraqi political leadership could unite a country threatened by civil war.
For Republicans still smarting from Bush years, Iraq deja vu brings back unpleasant memories.
The White House opposes the bill but hasn't threatened a veto.
The House rejected Rep. Barbara Lee's amendment in a 165-250 vote.
Levin said he “would not even consider airstrikes” unless certain conditions were met.
He assailed Obama for failure “to stand with our unshakeable ally, the nation of Israel.”
Republican senators blasted President Obama for his "failed" foreign policies, particularly in the...
Obama pledged to keep leaders posted, but doesn't think he'll need to ask for authority.
Senators last heard from the administration after Islamic militants seized two major cities.
Hagel and Dempsey express bitter disappointment with Iraqi government.
The move allows 300 advisers to begin helping Iraq fight a Sunni insurgency.
Forty-one percent said he is properly addressing the issue.
The secretary of State will urge political leaders to unite against extremist fighters.
Members of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hear testimony from...
Lawmakers are holding off on more aggressive steps such as drone attacks or airstrikes.
A number of rank-and-file liberals continue to argue the law Obama is invoking is outdated.
The comments came the same day Obama announced he's sending 300 special operators to Iraq.
The step suggests the White House is turning aside calls for airstrikes or drone attacks.
The Arizona senator has repeatedly criticized the administration's Iraq policy.
The vice president spoke to Iraq's Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders.
Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) said his colleagues in Congress are “too abrupt” in calling for a return...
Clyburn is the latest leader to back an intervention, but many Dems remain cautious.