Reporters Informed No More Hallway Interviews At U.S. Senate

Reporters have been informed today that they will no longer be allowed to conduct interviews in the hallways of the Senate without filing for permission for each interview in advance.

Trying to shut down press coverage of the Senate’s meetings on upcoming healthcare legislation, I’d imagine.

At least one Senator, Chris Murphy of Connecticut, said he can handle himself:

UPDATE – Whiplash, anybody?