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Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:36 a.m.

Restore balance in Washington

The recent controversy over President Obama's decision to exchange five high-ranking Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl focused largely on the price paid. There was less focus on Obama's ignoring a federal law that required him to notify Congress 30 days in advance of releasing detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Laws such as this have been enacted to allow vital oversight of actions of such consequence. If this were ...

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