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Cheers to senators Klobuchar, Franken for supporting federal media shield law

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Cheers to U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken for their support of a federal media shield law that would prevent reporters from being jailed simply for doing their job.

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Mistrust runs deep on both sides of the political divide these days, and everyone benefits when reporters are able to protect sources that provide information that those in power would rather keep hidden.

A free and open press is the best defense against misuse of power in government.

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