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5 Guantanamo Detainees Ordered Freed

Nov 22, 2008
In yet another decision that chips away at the Bush administration's withering theory of executive dominance, a federal judge ruled Thursday that the evidence presented against five Algerians -- who have been in U.S. custody since 2001 -- was insufficient, freeing the detainees from the bowels of the prison at Guantanamo.

Cheney Sidesteps White House Rules

Jun 22, 2007
In his typically reassuring style, Dick Cheney has stated that his office is not a part of the executive branch of the U.S. government and is therefore not bound by certain White House rules, reports "The Blotter" on abcnews.com.