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4 Guantanamo Detainees Transferred To Oman, 1 To Estonia

The transfers, announced late Wednesday, bring to 122 the number of detainees who remain at Guantanamo Bay. The move comes amid GOP opposition, citing security, to freeing prisoners from the facility.
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Transportation, Education Could Be Big Sticking Points For Hogan's Budget

Funding for large transportation projects — such as the Purple Line — and for large school districts are among Democrats' concerns as the new GOP governor prepares his fiscal plan.

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Md. Security Pick Is Wrong For Job, ACLU Warns

The state chapter of the civil liberties group is expressing concerns about appointee Thomas Hutchins' track record with the state police.

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McAuliffe Returns To Medicaid Expansion, Other Democratic Priorities In Speech

The Virginia governor talked of creating a "new Virginia economy" and reopened an old fight on Medicaid expansion.

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Republicans In Congress To Talk Strategy At 2-Day Retreat

House and Senate Republicans are holding a joint retreat in Hershey, Pa., on Thursday and Friday. Democratic Senators will gather in Baltimore to talk strategy, and to hear from President Obama.
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Romney Comments Add To Speculation On GOP Presidential Race

The latest person to seriously consider throwing his hat in the ring is Mitt Romney, who had said he would not run again. What does his apparent change of heart mean for the GOP nominating battle?
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House Rule On Social Security Funding Causes Controversy

Rules passed by the GOP House majority prevent money from being transferred from the retirement fund to the disability fund. Critics say it's an attempt to make cuts to both Social Security programs.
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Marion Barry's Son Christopher Under Investigation For Alleged Outburst At Bank

Barry is being investigated by police after allegedly threatening a D.C. bank teller and destroying a security camera.
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Homeland Security Secretary Defends Executive Actions On Immigration

Audie Cornish talks to Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
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House Votes To Block Obama's Immigration Actions

The House moved to turn back President Obama's immigration actions. The White House is pushing back. Now what?

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