A.M. Links: Biden Calls GOP Gun Control Filibuster Threats "Embarrassing," Chavez's Office to Be a Museum, EPA Admits it Released Personal Info on Farmers


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  • Vice President Joe Biden has called Republican threats to filibuster gun control legislation "embarrassing." Yesterday, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced that the first procedural vote on the gun control bill in the Senate will take place tomorrow. 
  • The EPA has admitted that it released personal information on potentially thousands of farmers.
  • Al Qaeda's branch in Iraq and a jihadist rebel group in Syria have joined forces. The new group is called The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. 
  • New York City will pay more than $365,000 to those who had their property damaged when the NYPD evicted Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park in November 2011.
  • A mother in Vancouver is filing a complaint with Vancouver Police after her 17-year-old daughter had her arm broken while being arrested at a concert. 

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