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Pentagon Expected To Release More Detainees From Guantanamo  |   

Since the midterm elections, there has been a new batch of transfers from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and more releases are in the works. But a new GOP Congress could stall the drive to empty Guantanamo.

EPA's Proposed Rules Add To Obama's Collision Course With GOP  |   

The Environmental Protect Agency has drafted regulations on Ozone pollution. The latest move exposes divisions between the Obama administration and leading Republican lawmakers over the environment.

Search For Political Common Ground Is Difficult, Research Shows  |   

New research into the nature of intractable political conflicts might shed some light on how to address the perennial arguments that break out across Thanksgiving tables.

Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret  |   

The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.

Veto Threat Puts Tax Break Package Back At Square One  |   

President Obama and many congressional Democrats object to making tax breaks for businesses permanent while allowing larger credits for the poor and middle class to lapse

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