The Election is Over and Guantanamo is Back

The detention facility at Guantanamo Bay is rebounding as a political issue.

Demonstrators hold a rally to urge President Barack Obama to fulfill his pledge to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and end indefinite detention outside the White House May 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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What does President Barack Obama want Congress to read into the fact that his administration waited until the day after the midterm elections to release one of the longest-held Guantanamo Bay prisoners? 

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