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  • Sharyl Attkisson appeared on Fox News and explained why she left CBS News. One reason she offered was how the Obama administration actively worked to thwart her reporting, and when they couldn't shut her up they went to her bosses at CBS, who caved to the pressure:

    Now there've always been tensions, there have always been calls from the White House under any administration I assume, when they don't like a particular story. But it is particularly aggressive under the Obama administration and I think it's a campaign that's very well organized, that's designed to have sort of a chilling effect and to some degree has been somewhat successful in getting broadcast producers who don't really want to deal with the headache of it — why put on these controversial stories that we're going to have to fight people on, when we can fill the broadcast with other perfectly decent stories that don't ruffle the same feathers?

  • A government watchdog group, Cause of Action, used a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain documents suggesting that the Department of Housing and Urban Development illegally used its budget to promote ObamaCare. Cause of Action sent letters to the inspectors general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Health and Human Services asking them to look into it.

  • President Obama's nominee to replace Kathleen Sebelius as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, is currently head of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). One of OMB's lesser-known responsibilities is fact-checking the president's speeches. Marc Thiessen suggests that during Burwell's confirmation hearings, Senators ought to ask Burwell to explain why her office allowed President Obama to promise that under ObamaCare, you could keep your health insurance plan and keep your doctor, since those were obvious lies.

  • Wendy Davis changed her Texas Senate votes regarding toll roads immediately after a toll road operator, the North Texas Tollway Authority, hired her law firm for land condemnation and delinquent toll collection work. This isn't illegal in Texas – the state's ethics laws are very loose – but it does mean she's lost the moral high ground she's been using to attack Greg Abbott.

  • Kurt Schlichter thinks that by 2024, the Democrats will be an atheist party: “They are getting closer to outright admitting what we all know they really think. Part of it is fashion – boutique atheism is trendy. Part of it is snobbery – the same people who think socialism is a viable system like to look down on others for believing in 'fantasies.' But mostly, liberals worship Government and don't like the competition.”

  • Iran's chief atomic energy official, Ali Akbar Salehi, asserted that Iran has the right to enrich uranium to the weapons-grade level (90%) and is voluntarily restricting its enrichment activity to 5% as part of the P5+1 talks. Iran also plans to build four more nuclear reactors with Russian help.

  • Russia tested a new road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, the SS-27 Mod 2, that's reportedly designed to carry multiple warheads that can evade American missile defenses. A Russian Su-24 also buzzed a U.S. Navy ship, the USS Donald Cook, in the Black Sea.

  • Jay Leno explains how his 1925 Doble E-20 steam car works:

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