WASHINGTON — A former Fox News journalist disclosed on Thursday that he had been subpoenaed in 2011 for notes and testimony identifying his confidential sources in a leak investigation, adding a new public chapter to the Obama administration’s crackdown on unauthorized disclosures.  

Later, in a surprise move, the House of Representatives voted 225 to 183 to approve an amendment to an appropriations bill barring the Justice Department from compelling reporters to testify about confidential sources.

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