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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 15, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The political charges that President Obama is breaking the law by not consulting Congress as per the War Powers Act reviewed; details given about the White House justification of US military operations in Libya.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dan Lothian and Jeffrey Toobin and Georgetown University law professor Laura Donohue† about the Libyan war Congressional approval issue. [LOTHIAN - says the White House defense is about it being in a supporting role {"hostilities"} with NATO; comments on the criticism from Congress about the Libya operation.] [Voice of TOOBIN - talks about the court's approach to the legal aspects of the US role in Libya.] [DONOHUE - comments on the administration's position.]

Cooper, Anderson

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