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President Obama’s aides met with unanimous opposition from Congress when they first raised the possibility of releasing five Taliban guerrillas from Guantanamo Bay in 2011 and 2012, and administration officials publicly and repeatedly vowed to return to Capitol Hill before making any final moves.
But with what they now say was a closing window to secure the release of ArmySgt. Bowe Bergdahl, Mr. Obama made the call to bypass Congress and make a deal swapping the five Taliban fighters in exchange for Sgt. Bergdahl — and sparking a major constitutional battle with Congress.
In an obvious attempt to downplay the fact that she would be 69 on Inauguration Day if elected, the photo of Hillary on the People magazine cover was heavily airbrushed.
In the photo on the left Hillary looks like she spent the night under a railroad trestle. The photo on the right, from the People cover, was an attempt to make her look like she just left her dorm room at Wellesley College.
Actually, the photos below were taken in her room at Wellesley.