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PBC News & Comment Wednesday, June 13

We open with a powerful critique of the Supreme Court by attorney Rob Hager, excerpted from today’s Part 5 on Citizens United; US drops charges against John Edwards, not Don Siegelman¬†¬† Also:

–Senate panel grills Holder over leak prosecutors, some call for his resignation–right call, wrong reasons

–JP Morgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon defends losses, says execs responsible face “clawback” of compensation–what a concept!

–Public Citizen releases leaked documents from new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that’s worse than NAFTA.¬† Read their analysis here.

–Greece and Egypt hold critical elections this week

–Israeli watchdog criticizes Netanyahu and Barak over attack on the Gaza Flotilla, news reports fail to mention it occurred in international waters

–NY Gov. Cuomo proposes some meaningful restrictions on fracking in New York state