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    Reporter Released on Bail After Arrest for Asking Question

    To them it’s a misdemeanor, to him it was doing his job. Veteran reporter Dan Heyman was arrested in Charleston, West Virginia, after asking Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price about whether domestic violence is considered a pre-existing condition under Trumpcare. When he was ignored, Heyman continued to press the question — until he was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for “aggressively breaching” Price’s space. Now Heyman could face six months in jail, in what the ACLU labeled “a blatant attempt to chill an independent, free press.”

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