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Legislative history, Congressional Record
Iraq WMD war: Timeline, video/audio/print: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005-2006, 2007

Iraq vote, wmd war (2003):
U.S. Congress debates, votes, law


by Charles Judson Harwood Jr.

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White House draft resolution (the “blank check”), Alberto R. Gonzales (Counsel to the President), Nicholas E. Calio (Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs), “Draft Joint Resolution to Authorize the Use of U.S. Armed Forces Against Iraq,” 148 Congressional Record S8897-S8899 {pf} {17kb.txt, 64kb.pdf} (U.S. Congress 107-2, daily edition 148:119, September 19 2002) {SuDoc: X/A.107/2:148/119}.

House Joint Resolution, H.J. Res. 110, “To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq” (U.S. Congress 107-2, introduced September 23 2002).

Senate Joint Resolution, S.J. Res. 45, “A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq” (U.S. Congress 107-2, introduced September 26 2002).

House Joint Resolution, H.J. Res. 114, “To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq” (U.S. Congress 107-2, introduced October 2 2002).

Senate Joint Resolution, S.J. Res. 46, “A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq” (U.S. Congress 107-2, introduced October 2 2002).

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 {pf} {78kb.txt, 690kb.pdf purl} (U.S. Congress 107-2, House Report 107-721, House International Relations Committee, October 7 2002) {SuDoc: Y 1.1/8:107-721, Serial Set: 14793, CIS: 2002 H463-5, LCCN: (none), OCLC: 50982815, GPOcat, LL: paper, microfiche, DL, WorldCat}, submitted, “Reports of Committees on Public Bills and Resolutions,” 148 Congressional Record H7171 {5kb.txt, 55kb.pdf} (U.S. Congress 107-2, daily edition 148:130, October 7 2002) {SuDoc: X/A.107/2:148/130}.

citations

George W. Bush (U.S. President, Jan. 20 2001-2009 Jan. 20), “President Bush Outlines Iraqi Threat{pf} (Address to the Nation, Grand Rotundam, Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal, Cincinnati Ohio, October 7 2002, 8:02-8:31 p.m.), video {29:01}, audio {29:24}, retitled, “Address to the Nation on Iraq from Cincinnati, Ohio,” 38:41 WCPD 1716-1720 {22kb.txt, 43kb.pdf} {SuDoc: AE 2.109:38/41}, reprinted, 2002 PPPUS 1751-1757 (book 2) {23kb.txt, 57kb.pdf, ucsb} {SuDoc: AE 2.114:2002/BK.2}.

House debate (H. Res. 574), H.J. Res. 114, “To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq,” 148 Congressional Record (2002), October 8 (148:131): H7178-H7186 {pf} {78kb.txt, 97kb.pdf}, H7189-H7247 {pf} {579kb.txt, 411kb.pdf}, H7268-H7301 {pf} {345kb.txt, 266kb.pdf}, October 9 (148:132): H7309-H7345 {pf} {349kb.txt, 267kb.pdf}, H7375-H7410 {pf} {385kb.txt, 000kb.pdf}, H7413-H7442 {pf} {301kb.txt, 244kb.pdf}, H7706-H7735 {pf} {319kb.txt, 240kb.pdf}, October 10 (148:133): H7739-H7799 {pf} {657kb.txt, 478kb.pdf}, House roll call vote 107-2, roll 455 (296/133/3) (October 10 2002, 3:05 p.m.) (October 8-10 2002, daily editions 148:131-133, U.S. Congress 107-2) {SuDoc: X/A.107/2:148/131-133}, NPR audio: October 8 (15 hours) {2:59:28, 3:03:29, 3:01:26, 3:09:14, 2:22:55, source}, October 9 (partial) {1:37:30}, C-Span video: October 8, day-1 {14:35:00, smil, 170720374, 173083-2}, October 9, day-2 {14:52:00, smil, 170721725, 173117-1}, October 10, day-3 {14:58:00, smil, 170728619, 173140-1}, C-Span video/text, by speaker segment (C-Span Congressional Chronicle, House, October 8, 9, 10 2002).

Senate debate, S.J. Res. 45, “Authorization of the Use of United States Armed Forces Against Iraq,” 148 Congressional Record (2002), October 4 (148:127): S9933-S9975 {pf} {405kb.txt, 324kb.pdf}, October 7 (148:130): S10006-S10031 {pf} {250kb.txt, 207kb.pdf}, October 8 (148:131): S10063-S10077 {pf} {146kb.txt, 128kb.pdf}, S10077-S10108 {pf} {312kb.txt, 242kb.pdf}, October 9 (148:132): S10145-S10162 {pf} {168kb.txt, 150kb.pdf}, S10164-S10217 {pf} {512kb.txt, 376kb.pdf}, October 10-11 (148:133): S10233-S10283 {pf} {502kb.txt, 378kb.pdf}, S10284-S10334 {pf} {515kb.txt, 353kb.pdf}, S10335-S10342 {pf} {76kb.txt, 83kb.pdf}, Senate roll call vote 107-2, vote 237 (77/23/0) (October 11 2002, 12:50 a.m.) (U.S. Congress 107-2, daily editions 148:127, 130-133, October 4, 7-11 2002) {SuDoc: X/A.107/2:148/127, 130-133}, NPR audio: October 4 {3:18:30, source}, October 7 {3:04:30}, October 8 (House audio, no Senate audio), October 9 (9 hours) {3:00:58, 3:09:47, 3:15:58, 2:51:13}, C-Span video: October 4, day-1 {8:39:00, smil, 170719964, 173023-1}, October 7, day-2 {6:16:00, smil, 170359364, 173051-1}, October 8, day-3:1 {3:45:00, smil, 170363802, 173084-1}, day-3:2 {5:09:00, smil, 170362437, 173084-2}, October 9, day-4 {13:48:00, smil, 170363837, 173118-1}, October 10, day-5 {16:30:00, smil, 170370895, 173141-1}, C-Span video/text, by speaker segment (C-Span Congressional Chronicle, Senate, October 4, 7, 8, 9, 10/11, 2002).

George W. Bush (U.S. President, Jan. 20 2001-2009 Jan. 20), “President Signs Iraq Resolution{pf} (White House, East Room, October 16 2002, 11:17-11:30 a.m.), video {14:28}, audio {13:32}, retitled, “Remarks on Signing the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002,” 38:42 WCPD 1777-1779 {10kb.txt, 44kb.pdf} {SuDoc: AE 2.109:38/42}, reprinted, 2002 PPPUS 1812-1814 (book 2) {23kb.txt, 54kb.pdf, ucsb} {SuDoc: AE 2.114:2002/BK.2}.

George W. Bush, “Statement by the President{pf} (written “signing statement” dated White House, October 16 2002), retitled, “Statement on Signing the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002,” 38:42 WCPD 1779 {4kb.txt, 37kb.pdf} {SuDoc: AE 2.109:38/42}, reprinted, 2002 PPPUS 1814-1815 (book 2) {4kb.txt, 34kb.pdf, ucsb} {SuDoc: AE 2.114:2002/BK.2}, not mentioned by George W. Bush in his remarks (claiming legal authority, without consent of Congress, to order the U.S. military, CIA, paramilitary, and private contractors, “to use force to deter ... threats to U.S. interests”), concerning H.J. Res. 114 (U.S. Congress 107-2), becoming:

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 {15kb.txt, purl, 36kb.pdf, purl}, Public Law 107-243 (Pub.L. 107-243) {SuDoc: AE 2.110:107-243, OCLC: 51270515, GPOcat, LL: paper, DL, WorldCat}, 116 Stat. 1498-1502 (October 16 2002) {SuDoc: AE 2.111:116/PT.4}.

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U.S.C.United States Code {purl} (the laws in force, arranged by subject) (U.S. Congress, House, Office of the Law Revision Counsel, U.S. Government Printing Office) {SuDoc: Y 1.2/5:, LCCN: 2001387925 (2000 edition), GPOcat, paper, DL, OCLC: 2368380, WorldCat}. Current version: House, Cornell.

WCPD Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2009) {purl} (Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965-2009) {SuDoc: AE 2.109: (1986-), GS 4.114: (1965-1985), GPOcat, GPOcat, paper, paper, DL, ISSN: 0511-4187, LCCN: 65009929, OCLC: 1769543, WorldCat}.

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Posted January 30 2005. Updated May 24 2009.

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