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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

First Congressional invocation of War Powers Act
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On September 29, 1983, Congress invoked the War Powers Act for the first time, authorizing President Reagan to keep US Marines in Lebanon another 18 months.

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