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Prosecutors, Using Phone Records, Press for Sources of Leaks

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Former government officials have been called before a federal grand jury to explain phone records showing phone calls from a New York Times reporter covering intelligence issues at, the Times reported. The reporter, James Risen, is fighting a grand jury subpoena demanding his testimony on sources for a 2006 on the CIA. It’s not clear whether the Justice Department had obtained Risen’s phone records or those of agency officials. (4/16/08)