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PBC News & Comment: Panama Papers Leak Seems Aimed at Putin

Secret offshore corporations linked to world leaders are exposed as 11 million files are leaked to German newspaper, journalist group….--Juan Cole notes that some familiar MidEast names surface, like Mubarak, Allawi, and Saudi King Salman

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--Bernie, release your taxes! David Cay Johnston’s report is here, the Money magazine hit job is here

--NY Times runs odd report analyzing “early missteps” of Sanders campaign

--NY Times reports its new poll shows Clinton trouncing Trump, making no mention of polls that show that Sanders beats Trump by wider margin

--Hillary Clinton feels sorry for young people she says are being misled about her record and where she raises campaign money

--in NY state, fractivists are keeping pressure on CLinton

--PBC got pranked by fake report of Arizona protester who said he was paid $3,500 to protest Trump rally

--Obama slams Trump for reckless nuclear ideas, and for his ignorance

--Karen Stewart, new NSA whistleblower talks about the incredible retaliation she has gotten for a workplace complaint over 10 years ago

--as “spotlight” on Catholic sex crimes moves to Pennsylvania, victim turned legislator calls it “organized crime”

--Supreme Court issues unanimous ruling for “one person, one vote”

--Secret Service deflates 50-foot joint used in protest at White House