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America Breaking News: Bipartisan Senate Group Pushes Reporter Shield Law

by Wochit 1:04 mins

A bipartisan group of senators is pressing forward with a reporter shield bill that includes new Justice Department guidelines for investigations that involve the media. Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, and Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., say the bill would ensure future administrations do not roll back protections for members of the media and the law will make it much harder for political appointees to stop reporters from doing their job. Two U.S. government watchdogs warned of possible delays in the scheduled October 1 start of new state healthcare exchanges, raising further doubts about the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature legislation. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit Greece to discuss the euro zone country's economic reforms and Europe's policies to support recovery

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