patriot act extension
Couric asked Sanders if eliminating the surveillance programs would make it more difficult to track down suspected terrorists
The NSA has lost some of its spying powers, at least for now.
Obama strongly backed the Freedom Act, as have most Democrats. It passed the House of Representatives on May 13 by 338-88
The Senate's pro-surveillance wing is scrambling to advance new legislation to restore the NSA's unchecked ability to spy on all of us. And they're in a rush. Authorization for the federal government's bulk collection of phone records is set to expire on June 1.
WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the U.S. Senate to resolve its impasse over legislation
A review of documents revealed by NSA leaker Edward Snowden in 2013 has shown the agency has "broken privacy rules or overstepped
In 2011, Obama signed a four-year renewal of a number of Patriot Act provisions, including the one authorizing the NSA to
“When you get 338 (House votes), I think we are meeting somebody in the middle,” McCarthy told reporters Monday, when asked
One of the most controversial bills, HB-109B, would have given state police the ability to detain a witness for up to four
The renewed debate over the program has also spilled over into the 2016 presidential field. Defense hawks like presidential