Today, sign-carrying, shouting opponents of that move marched from the White House through the streets of DC to Capitol Hill in an effort to convince Congress to reject the President's request.
Congress is expected to begin debating the issue on Monday, and protesters vowed to return to Capital Hill then to force a no vote on any bombing, which they claim would be an unwarranted step toward yet another war in the Middle East.
Here is a photo recap of the day.
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