Obama sets record for rejections of Freedom of Information Requests



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2012 set a record for the number of Freedom of Information Request rejections since Barack Obama took office. During a presidency where the incumbent touted developments in government transparency, experts say this indicates little progress.

The US government either withheld or fully censored one third of applications under the Freedom of Information Act. The CIA and the Pentagon led the count of the organizations most likely to censor outgoing materials. 

Press TV's Colin Campbell reports from Washington.

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