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Journalists react to AP phone record seizure

When the Associated Press announced that the Department of Justice had secretly seized two months of phone records from 20 Associated Press phone lines, journal
The Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
The Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

When the Associated Press announced that the Department of Justice had secretly seized two months of phone records from 20 Associated Press phone lines, journalists took to Twitter to respond.

Leaping from outrage to sarcasm in 140-character bursts, reporters responded to the close-to-home news.

Check out some of our favorite reactions below.

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