Reid Considers Extending Protect America Act For One Month

03/28/2008 02:45 am 02:45:35 | Updated May 25, 2011

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday he would seek to extend a controversial interim wiretapping law through February to avoid the early presidential primary season.

Reid said Senate Democrats might have a better chance of resolving internal disputes and moving a rewrite of the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) once the early primaries have concluded.

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