May 14th, 2013
08:41 PM ET

AP hits Justice Dept. over secretly obtaining phone records

The Justice Department on Tuesday defended its decision to subpoena phone records from Associated Press bureaus and reporters, saying the requests were limited and necessary to investigate a leak of classified information.

Justice official defends AP phone records subpoenas

The AP revealed Monday that federal agents had collected two months of telephone records for some of its reporters and editors without notifying it of the subpoena.

Outfront tonight – the woman who runs the organization at the center of one of those scandals, Associated Press Executive Editor
Kathleen Carroll.

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