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After pledging not to fundraise while the Super Committee meets, Sen. John Kerry is attending a DSCC fundraiser next week, causing some watchdog groups to cry afoul.
More on the AP’s investigation of NYPD intelligence tactics. The CIA will investigate whether it broke the law in coordinating with the NYPD.
Salon’s Alex Pareene takes on Hans von Spakovsky’s claims of voter fraud in New York City’s special election.
A Wisconsin editorial board asks the state to “find a way to let students vote” with their student IDs.
A woman who was falsely detained on a flight on 9/11 “says she was a victim of racial profiling.”
The Atlantic: “One Thing Can Stop Corporations From Buying the 2012 Election: Transparency”