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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.
Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:
[1:47] “Continued threats by the uncivilized Zionists to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality," Ahmadinejad said. FULL POST
By Lisa Desjardins, CNN
Editor's note: This story is part of the CNN series, "Our Mobile Society," about how smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live.
(CNN) – As members of Congress fight for their jobs and face a near pitchfork-level of anger from voters, deep inside Capitol Hill offices, dozens of 20 and 30-somethings are trying to make things better from their keyboards.
Judd Deere, 24, directs new media for Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), a well-known conservative who started tweeting earlier this year.
Deere was hired to help Crapo's office to get a larger presence in social media. Nonetheless, he encountered some resistance over whether the instant-reaction platforms would be good for the senator.
But Deere insisted that any member of Congress who is not vigorously using social media ultimately won't remain in office:
[7:10] "If you're not on Facebook or Twitter, you don't get your message to a group of people that is even starting with my parents age now. There's a section of people who you're not reaching. At all." FULL POST