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U.S. Transfers Guantanamo Prisoner To Kuwait

. American officials say a Kuwaiti national who's been jailed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for more than a decade without ever being charged "does not pose a significant threat to the United States."

The Defense Department announced today that Fouzi Khalid Abdullah Al Awda is now in the hands of the government of Kuwait

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State Election Results

Here's the results of Tuesday's State Election In Massachusetts as of 2:20am.

^U.S. Senate
2,148 of 2,173 precincts - 99 percent
x-Ed Markey, Dem (i) 1,268,429 - 62 percent
Brian Herr, GOP 775,241 - 38 percent
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^Governor
2,148 of 2,173 precincts - 99 percent
x-Charlie Baker, GOP 1,023,674 - 48 percent
Martha Coakley, Dem 988,061 - 47 percent
Evan Falchuk, Uni 70,383 - 3 percent
Scott Lively, Ind 18,877 - 1 percent
Jeff McCormick, Ind 15,878 - 1 percent
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^U.S. Ho

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Congressman Bill Keating
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Bill Keating Wins Re-Election In 9th Congressional District

Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating has won his re-election bid, defeating Republican challenger John Chapman in Massachusetts' 9th Congressional District.

After last year's Boston Marathon bombing, Keating pushed for an amendment to encourage stronger intelligence sharing among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies

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Sen. Edward Markey of Mass. / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
Sen. Edward Markey of Mass. / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Senator Markey Wins Full-Term as Senator

Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.

Markey defeated little-known Republican challenger Brian Herr on Tuesday.

Markey ran a lower-profile race than last year, when he won a special election to finish John Kerry's Senate term

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Attorney Gen. Holder Announces Toyota To Pay 1 Billion Dollar Settlement

Justice Department Monitors Elections In 18 States

The Justice Department is monitoring elections in 18 states today.

Attorney General Eric Holder says federal officials will check on whether voters are treated differently based on race, color or disability and whether polling places are providing bilingual election materials as required by law

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Baker And Coakley Vote Early On Election Day

 

The two major political party candidates for governor of Massachusetts have cast their ballots.

Democrat Martha Coakley voted at the West Medford Fire Station soon after polls opened Tuesday morning.

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Who Will You Vote For In The MA Governor’s Race [POLL]

Election day is tomorrow in Massachusetts. The Bay State will have a new governor as Deval Patrick announced in January that he will not seek the office again.

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Massachusetts Voters To Decide Fate Of Four Questions

Massachusetts voters will decide the fate of four ballot questions on Election Day.

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Vladimir Cetinski

Massachusetts Voters To Decide Other Top Races

The contest for governor isn't the only statewide race to be decided by Massachusetts voters Tuesday.

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Monday Is Final Day To Request Absentee Ballots

Massachusetts voters who expect to be out of town on Election Day have until noon Monday to apply for an absentee ballot.

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