The House is expected to grant a short-term authorization this week, with the bigger war debate to wait.
The goal is to keep the Republican ranks united and tilting hawkish.
Proposed authorization is expected to be approved in the House this week and would ensure 'robust oversight' of ongoing operations.
Speaker responds to a message from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and re-ups his support for counterterrorism operations in the region.
On the eve of 9/11, a new front in the fight against Islamic militants
The president says the offensive will not involve U.S. combat troops but airstrikes and support for allies.
We break it down by the numbers.
But House Speaker John Boehner said that many Republicans were skeptical of the plans laid out by Obama.
Congressional leaders traded barbs.
A look at the effects of the new sanctions against Russia
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