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Does the president have the power to declare war or is it up to congress?
We are having a discussion in class.

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    congress i believe. both parties have to come to an agreement

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    Technically only Congress can declare war, but presidents have found ways around this Constitutional provision. This article has a lot of insight into this situation.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_war_by_the_United_States

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