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  • FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2013 pool file photo reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, one of Guantanamo Bay's two courthouses is seen through a broken window at Camp Justice at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. On Monday, April 14, 2014 a judge in Guantanamo will open a hearing into the sanity of prisoner Ramzi Binalshibh, whose courtroom outbursts about alleged mistreatment in Camp 7 have halted the effort to try five men in the Sept. 11 attacks, all of whom are held there. (AP Photo/Toronto Star, Michelle Shephard, Pool, File)

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  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, Michigan Republican, drew fire from all sides on Wednesday on Capitol Hill after outling a major plan to rewrite the nation's tax code. (Associated Press)

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  • A Nov. 20, 2008, file photo of Senior U.S. District Judge Jack T. Camp of Georgia who pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Fulton County (Ga.) Daily Report, Zachary D. Porter)

    Federal judge pleads guilty to 2 drug charges

    A veteran federal judge who was arrested on charges that he bought and used drugs with a stripper pleaded guilty Friday to two-drug related charges, including a felony count of giving her cocaine even though he knew she was a convicted felon.

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  • After Rep. Levin’s insistence that he, the top Democrat, be heard, Chairman Camp told Levin to “chill out.” Levin replied that he was “very chilled out.” Ways and Means wants the Justice Department to open a criminal probe against Lerner.

  • She told authorities that he brought a semiautomatic handgun with him in case she needed protection, the affidavit said.

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