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WATCH: Obama to speak at 2:30 p.m. about request for military force against IS

(Source: AP) (Source: AP)
President Barack Obama asked Congress on Wednesday to authorize military force to "degrade and defeat" Islamic State forces in the Middle East without sustained, large-scale U.S. ground combat operations, setting lawmakers on a path toward their first war powers vote in 13 years.


President Obama is scheduled to speak at 2:30 p.m. about his request. Watch it live on desktop or by mobile device.

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