Congress sends defense bill to Obama after reworking detainee provisions - The Washington PostQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The $662 billion defense authorization bill was approved by the Senate on an 86 to 13 vote one day after the White House withdrew its threat to veto the measure over several controversial detainee provisions that it said infringed on its executive power. The bill overwhelmingly passed the House on Wednesday night on a 283 to 136 vote.|
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