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Gov't obtains wide AP phone records in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.

The records obtained by the Justice Department listed outgoing calls for the work and personal phone numbers of individual reporters, for general AP office numbers in New York, Washington and Hartford, Conn., and for the main number for the AP in the House of Representatives press gallery, according to attorneys for the AP. It was not clear if the records also included incoming calls or the duration of the calls.

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been the headline at Huffington Post all day


The not so mainstream media

The not so mainstream media is doing an about face, and are suddenly turning their backs on Obama.

It's one scandal after another now, at rapid fire pace.

The Big Benghazi Lie, the IRS's deliberate targeting of, "Patriots," and now this.

I think Obama must have royally ticked off somebody with a lot of power in the media in a very major way.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Finally, a topic the MEDIA is up in arms about.

They sure will report on this story. It's all about them now.