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Associated Press Phone Records

Watchdog Group Calls AP's Pruitt a "Constitutional Champion"

Ginny Sloan | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media
Ginny Sloan

Because of his strong leadership against government intimidation of the media, The Constitution Project, a bipartisan legal watchdog group, is honoring Gary Pruitt, the President and CEO of the Associated Press, as one of its 2014 Constitutional Champions.

We the Sheeple

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Michael Shammas

The government is not above the people, but below it. "We the people" created this government; when it encroaches on our freedoms, it is our constitutional right and duty to encroach on its freedoms.

The United States vs. Freedom of Speech

Tricia Todd | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Tricia Todd

The criminalization of journalists in the United States is not a new occurrence, but the overt and veiled threats to reporters and their sources is becoming less of a rarity.

Santorum Slams Obama 'Abuses'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

In an email to his supporters on Thursday, former Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum listed "abuses" committed by President Barack Obama an...

Is Obama Cursed?

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's second-term agenda hit a road block this month when a series of scandals within the administration stacked up, one after anot...

Obama Appears Unscathed By Unfolding Scandals

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading...

Matt Sledge

Has Obama Ever Praised A Whistleblower?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In more than four years of office, President Barack Obama has frequently praised the idea of whistleblowing. He even signed the Whistleblo...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Splits On Media Shield Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Thursday he would co-sponsor a media shield bill with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) after the Justice De...

Matt Sledge

Why No Big Wireless Carriers Protect Journalist Phone Records

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Verizon Wireless turned over personal cellphone records for Associated Press journalists without giving them a chance to challenge subpoen...

Ryan J. Reilly

Holder Says Subpoenaing Hundreds Of Journalist Phone Records May Be Okay

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that he may be comfortable with subpoenaing the phone recor...

PHOTO: Jay Carney Mocks Himself

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.17.2013 | Media

Jay Carney had a really tough day on Tuesday and there are many photos to prove it. Carney kicked off his Wednesday press briefing by mocking the ...

Eric Holder Isn't Sure How Often Reporters' Records Are Seized

www.npr.org | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

As his Justice Department faces bipartisan outrage for searching phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors, Attorney Gen. Eric Holder sa...

Pentagon Papers Lawyer: Obama's Worse Than Nixon

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

On Tuesday, White House spokesman Jay Carney batted away the notion that the Obama administration is behaving like Richard Nixon's. "People who mak...

AP Issues A Stinging Rebuke To Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Media

The Associated Press issued a sharp rebuke on Tuesday to the Justice Department's contention that it was careful and measured in its secret probe of t...

Media Organizations Protest DOJ

Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

More than 50 news media organizations penned a letter to the Department of Justice on Tuesday protesting its decision to secretly obtain months of Ass...

Jason Linkins

Republicans Mad DoJ Carried Out Probe Of Media That They Demanded Last Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

If you're wondering why the Department of Justice has been paging through two months' worth of various Associated Press journalists' phone records, yo...

Famed Watergate Reporter Savages Obama On AP Probe

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Media

The Obama administration woke up on Tuesday to another morning of scorching criticism about the Justice Department's decision to secretly obtain month...

Michael Calderone

Justice Department Seizes AP Journalists' Phone Records

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The Associated Press revealed Monday that the Justice Department secretly obtained two months of reporter and editor phone records from ...