Lincoln Chafee Out, Obama Vetoes Defense Bill, Paul Strategist Acquitted of Corruption Charges: A.M. Links
- President Obama used his veto pen for the fifth time yesterday, dismissing a defense authorization bill.
- Facebook has improved its search feature to make current news—and your old public posts—easier to search for.
- Former Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee is leaving the Democratic presidential race.
- Former Rand Paul Super-PAC strategist Jesse Benton was acquitted of corruption charges.
- Meet China's best Obama impersonator.
- Brothels are legal in the the U.K., but politicians are considering a bill that would make it an offense "to publish, or distribute, an advertisement of a brothel" or prostitution in any way.
- The Marshall Project interviewed Obama about the death penalty and when he'll get to pardoning more people.
- The louder the monkey, the smaller its balls.
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