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Ali Watkins

NSA Spying Isn't Dead Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After two weeks of explosive tension, controversial portions of the USA Patriot Act died a slow, albeit temporary, death Sunday, having ...

Matt Sledge

House Passes Landmark Amendment To Stop Warrantless NSA Searches

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

The House overwhelmingly approved an amendment Thursday meant to block the National Security Agency from performing warrantless searches on Americans'...

Matt Sledge

House Committee Approves NSA Reform Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Wednesday on a "fast track to passage" that would limit the NSA's bulk collection of telephone call reco...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senators Okay With Spying On Citizens, But Outraged It Happened To Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), a staunch defender of government surveillance of ordinary citizens, took to the Senate floor Tuesday w...

Dem Rep Goes After Obama's NSA Reforms: Move Toward 'Eliminating The Practice'

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steven Horsford (D-Nev.), a member of the House Homeland Security committee, said that the modest changes for the National Security Agency that P...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama, Lawmakers To Address NSA Concerns In Closed Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama continued to defend the National Security Agency's widespread surveillance programs behind closed doors to Senate...

Spies Like Us

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
T. Better Baldwin

Make no mistake; the climate change of integrated surveillance is a violation of our human rights and is a power that rivals controlling the weather. This power is at your fingertips, but the power is not yours.

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Congressman Grills Administration On NSA Surveillance, FISA Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) tore into administration officials testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday over the Na...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congress Ignores Bills To Limit Surveillance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the three weeks since Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency's widespread surveillance programs, the legislative respon...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Defends NSA Spying, But Questions Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and intelligence officials mounted a vigorous and detailed defense of the National Security Agency's Internet and phone data s...

Only 47 Senators Attend Key Briefing On NSA Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Only 47 senators attended a closed-door briefing on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs Thursday. More than half of the 100 United...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Senators Push Bill To Limit Data Collection By Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will introduce legislation to limit the federal government's authority to collect data...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Blames Lawmakers For Lack Of Knowledge On NSA Surveillance

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) chastised lawmakers on Tuesday for claiming they had not been briefed on the National Securit...

Time for a Joint Session of Congress to Reconsider the Patriot Act

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Obama should convene a Special Joint Session of Congress to consider immediate amendments to the Patriot Act that authorized unprecedented domestic spying following the attacks on Sept 11, 2001.