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President Obama signed an executive order upon taking office that sought to undo one of George W. Bush's most controversial policies. He ordered the closure of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The step was hailed by civil liberties groups, but implementation has proved elusive as Congress has thwarted Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. from following through on the effort.

ASSOCIATED PRESS President Obama signed an executive order upon taking office that sought to undo one of George W. Bush's most controversial policies. He ordered the closure of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The step was hailed by civil liberties groups, but implementation has proved elusive as Congress has thwarted Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. from following through on the effort.

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