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Amash Amendment

Recent House Debate on NSA Has Restored My Faith in Democracy... Kind Of

Travis Irvine | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Travis Irvine

In case you hadn't already heard, last week a Congressional coalition of civil liberty-loving lefties and libertarian-leaning righties joined together to try and curb the NSA.

Matt Sledge

Dem Lawmaker Tries To Protect Americans' Privacy In Secret Court | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is preparing legislation to create a special privacy advocate who would appear in front of the secret surveillance court t...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner, Pelosi Defend Votes For NSA Phone Surveiilance | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) found themselves on the same side again Thursday...

Matt Sledge

House Says No To Amendment Reining In NSA | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Wednesday evening narrowly defeated an amendment from Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) meant to halt the Nati...

Matt Sledge

White House Fears Congress May Curb NSA Surveillance | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sign of growing concern over Congress's reaction to the revelations of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, the White Ho...