National Security

Columbian Guest Column: Local View: President must explain, justify action in Libya

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By U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Sunday, March 27, 2011 I was not elected to Congress because of my foreign policy experience. During the recent election people wanted to know what I would do to deal with issues here at home: The economy, jobs and the rising federal debt. Those are the issues that I have spent my time focusing on during my first months in Congress. But we…