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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 22:  U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) speaks as Assistant Minority Leader Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) (2nd L), and Brady Campaign president Dan Gross (R) listen during a news conference on gun control June 22, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. House Democrats are staging a sit-in on the House floor to demand Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) not to recess the House without voting on legislation including the bipartisan "No Fly, No Buy" legislation and a universal background check bill.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 22: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) speaks as Assistant Minority Leader Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) (2nd L), and Brady Campaign president Dan Gross (R) listen during a news conference on gun control June 22, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. House Democrats are staging a sit-in on the House floor to demand Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) not to recess the House without voting on legislation including the bipartisan "No Fly, No Buy" legislation and a universal background check bill. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Democrats in the House of Representatives are staging a sit-in, but C-SPAN cameras are off. Meanwhile, British media organizations are restricted from covering the Brexit vote due to British law. NPR’s David Folkenflik talks to Here & Now's Robin Young about the restrictions, and how American lawmakers, at least, are circumventing them.

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David Folkenflik, NPR media correspondent. He tweets @davidfolkenflik.

This segment aired on June 23, 2016.

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