Move to Authorize Force Against ISIS Unlikely in Lame Duck

White House invites Congress to formally authorize strikes in Iraq and Syria, but neither branch appears eager to make the first move.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) attends a hearing about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senators questioned the top military and civilian leaders about the threat posed by the terrorist group calling itself the Islamic State. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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