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PICTURES: Who Wants to See bin Laden's Photo?


WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman, Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) (L) listens as ranking member Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks during a news conference about the death of Osama Bin Laden, on May 2, 2011, in Washington, DC. Last night President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden during a special force led operation that killed Osama Bin Laden in a house outside Islamabad in Pakistan. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Before President Obama decided against releasing the photos of Osama bin Laden's bullet-ridden corpse, administration officials, Congress, and other political observers weighed in. The debate is rare for Washington in that it knows no party lines, and even the administration itself appears divided. In the following gallery, we take stock of those who want to see the photos released and those who would prefer they stay classified.


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Catherine Hollander contributed contributed to this article.

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