Tuesday Morning News Roundup 6-10-2014

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Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

  • Federal prosecutors recently held discussions with representatives of renegade National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden on a possible deal involving his return to the United States to face charges of stealing more than a million secret NSA documents, according to U.S. officials. Source: The Washington Free Beacon…
  • The Internal Revenue Service may have been caught violating federal tax law: In October 2010, the agency sent a database on 501(c)(4) social-welfare groups containing confidential taxpayer information to the FFBI, according to documents obtained by a House panel. The information was transmitted in advance of former IRS official Lois Lerner’s meeting the same month with Justice Department officials about the possibility of using campaign-finance laws to prosecute certain nonprofit groups. Source: National Review…
  • While discussing the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap Monday on Fox News, Bill Robinson, a columnist for the Huffington Post, claimed a Pentagon official had told him “the White House, in concert with the State Department and Defense Department, was orchestrating a campaign of threats and intimidation not only against infantrymen and the military men in Afghanistan at the time in 2009, but also against military officers and Pentagon officers to keep silent about what really happened, there.” Source: Breitbart…
  • By a 55-38 percent margin, people wish the Affordable Care Act had never passed and the 2009 system were still in place. That includes a quarter of Democrats (25 percent), a majority of independents (58 percent) and most Republicans (85 percent). Source: Fox News…
  • Backed by Arms with Ethics, Broward County, Fla. is considering a number of voluntary gun control measures in an attempt to skirt the State’s preemption laws. Source: Guns.com…
  • Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday there was “sexism” in Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign that she and the President needed to get past. “Beginning the process of working with then-Senator Obama after I ended my campaign, we had an awkward but necessary meeting to clear the air on a couple of issues, and one of them was the sexism that — unfortunately — was present in that ’08 campaign,” Clinton told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Source: POLITICO…
  • A pro-Hillary Clinton super-PAC is facing a legal fight after trying to prevent shirts, mugs and bumper stickers that play on the group’s name. Instead of “I’m Ready for Hillary,” a Minnesota activist made a line of shirts declaring “I’m Ready for Oligarchy,” in the same style and with the same font as the super-PAC’s images. Source: The Hill…

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