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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mark Kirk Cools His Bomb-Throwing Rhetoric On Gitmo Detainees Plan

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk turned down the rhetoric today on Democratic-backed plans to use the largely vacant Thomson Correctional Center to house suspected terrorist detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, saying he wants a "dispassionate and specific" discussion of the issue.

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