"We're going to close Guantanamo," said candidate Barack Obama at a June 2007 campaign fundraiser in San Antonio, Texas.
"We're going to close Guantanamo," Obama said at a rally in Fairfield, Iowa, 10 days later.
"We're going to close Guantanamo," Obama said in a speech in Chesapeake, Va., in August 2008. Read More
As a key member of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s palace guard, the political fortunes of Maryland’s Rep. Chris Van Hollen also took a nosedive during last week’s historic drubbing at the polls. But Van Hollen is not only still loyally clinging to Pelosi’s sinking ship, he’s insisting – right after hitting the iceberg – that she should remain in a top leadership position. Read More