Morning Reads: COINTELPRO Burglars Revealed; Jon Stewart On Climate And Cold Weather
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January 7, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! Here are some of the stories we’re reading as we try to keep warm on a freezing morning in NYC…

Revealed –> 40 years ago, a couple of burglars broke into an FBI office and exposed COINTELPRO, a program to surveil and undermine domestic political groups. Now they they’re beyond prosecution, the burglars have come forward for a new book — Mark Mazzetti reports for the NYT.

Battle continues –> At The Hill, Alexander Bolton writes that we should expect the fight over extended unemployment benefits to consume DC during the next few months.

60 Minutes at it again –> Fresh of...

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