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Senator's Say Lifetime Terror Detentions 'Bad Idea'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) "It's a bad idea. So we ought to get over it and we ought to have a very careful, constitutional look at this," Republican Sen.

WASHINGTON (Reuters)

"It's a bad idea. So we ought to get over it and we ought to have a very careful, constitutional look at this," Republican Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on "Fox News Sunday."

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Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, senior Democrat on the Armed Services Committee, cited earlier U.S. Supreme Court decisions. "There must be some modicum, some semblance of due process ... if you're going to detain people, whether it's for life or whether it's for years," Levin said, also on Fox.


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