Key Votes

S J Res 23 - Military Force Authorization - Key Vote

National Key Votes

John Edwards voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 107-040 -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (98-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Military Force Authorization

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that allows the President to use force against nations or groups that harbor or aide terrorists.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the President to use force against those who planned, carried out, supported or aided the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 or harbored the terrorists in order to prevent future attacks on the United States.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Military Force Authorization

Sponsors

  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Daschle (SD - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)