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House OKs bill to protect US intelligence agents

The House passed a bill to make exposure of US intelligence agents a crime. The bill was approved Thursday, 315 to 32, and sent to the Senate.

Under the bill, any US official who exposed secret information identifying agents would be subject to a $50,000 fine and 10 years in jail.

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