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Monday, June 4, 2007

Journalist Arrested After Dispute in Debate Spin Room

CNN reports that Eric Alterman, a columnist for the Nation, was arrested after he apparently refused requests to leave the debate spin room during the evening's proceedings. He had entered an area set off for a private party. Mr. Alterman says the arrest was the result of a misunderstanding. He says he will attempt to have the charge of criminal trespass dropped.  Read more here in a CNN story.

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