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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine as you heard Carl Cameron speech this year State of the Union Address.
Could but 200 years of tradition.
Colorado democratic senator Mark Udall wants both parties to scrap the practice.
Of sitting on separate sides of the house chamber instead encouraging them to sit shoulder to shoulder during the speech.
A few senators some lawmakers have voiced support.
Of that plan along with both the majority and minority whips in the house.
There are actually no rules stipulating who sits where except for VIPs.
But political analyst Larry -- sees merit in the age old tradition quote.
The reason each party sits in stands as a unit.
Is because the members are tied together by common beliefs when the parties applaud or standard different moments of the president's speech.
It actually helps the public understand what each party believes it.
The lawyer for accused WikiLeaks your private first class Bradley Manning wants his client out of confinement.
Because he says Manning is being held in harsh conditions.
The united nations special representative on torture has even asked the state department for an update on the soldiers treatment.
But the military says conditions at the Marine Corps brig in Virginia are standard.
And includes seven hours uninterrupted sleep daily exercise showers phone calls.
Meetings with lawyers and weekend visits from family and friends TV books and magazines are also available.
Manning's lawyer says the conditions are more rigorous than necessary but adds that the guards have acted professionally.
As for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange he is currently staying at a supporters country mentioned in Britain.
And recently announced a million dollar book deal.
And finally the Council On American Islamic Relations or care.
Says it will remove a poster from its website encouraging people not to talk to the FBI.
The poster shows a sinister looking agent with tax that -- build a wall of resistance don't talk to the FBI.
He was first produced in the 1970s.
Kerry used it to promote a conference called FBI raids and grand jury subpoenas know your rights and defend our communities.
The care spokesman says the poster is subject to this interpretation.
And was removed out of quote extreme caution.
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