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Democracy Now! – May 16, 2013

The Other IRS Scandal”: David Cay Johnston on Dark Money Political Groups Seeking Tax Exemption; AP Monitoring Raises Fears of Government Overreach: How Far Will Obama Go to Crack Down on Leaks?
Debate: What Caused Cooper Union’s Fiscal Woes and is Ending Free Tuition the Answer?

May 16, 2013

    IRS Commissioner Forced to Resign over Extra Scrutiny of Right-Wing Groups
    Holder: Deputy Signed Off on AP Subpoenas
    Holder Unsure of How Many Journalist Subpoenas He’s Approved
    Report: Verizon Gave Justice Dept. Records of 2 Journalists
    White House Seeks Revival of Media Shield Law
    Dem Rep. Blasts Holder for Drug War, Marijuana Crackdown
    Suicide Attack Kills 6 in Kabul; Group Tells AP of Plans to Target U.S. Soldiers
    U.N. General Assembly Condemns Syrian Gov’t as Toll Passes 80,000
    Palestinians Mark 65th Anniversary of “Nakba”
    Up to 6 Dead in Cambodia Shoe Factory Collapse
    White House Releases Emails on Benghazi Talking Points
    U.S. Earns $50.6 Billion Profit on Student Interest
    Regulators Back Down on New Derivatives Rule
    Hundreds Take Part in Milwaukee Fast-Food, Retail Strike

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