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Ali Watkins

Senate Votes To Turn NSA Spying Back On, But With Reforms | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After allowing portions of the Patriot Act to expire early Monday, lawmakers voted on Tuesday to reinstate the National Security Agency'...

Ali Watkins

NSA Spying Isn't Dead Yet | 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 ...

NSA To Congress: Edward Snowden Copied Co-Worker's Password

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden gained access to at least some classified documents he later disclosed by c...

Lawmakers Throw Cold Water On Obama NSA Reform

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A chief element of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress' intelligence...

Matt Sledge

'NSA Wasn't Forthcoming,' So A Computer Expert Briefed Congress Instead | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

A computer cryptography expert revealed that he met Thursday with members of Congress to explain Edward Snowden's revelations about the National Secur...

Sam Stein

The NSA Can't Tell Bernie Sanders If It's Spying On Him, Because That Would Violate His Privacy | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has told Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that it can not answer his question about whether it collects informat...

Matt Sledge

Obama 'Wrestling' With NSA Leak Response | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama met with 16 members of Congress -- including fierce critics of National Security Agency spying -- for more than an hour at the ...

NSA Does Not Deny Spying On Congress

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Hours after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) questioned whether members of Congress are subject to the NSA's spying, the agency response revealed anything ...

The True Patriots in Congress Trying to End NSA Tyranny

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Good old George can stop spinning in his grave. Yes, our most heroic general and inspiring president, who warned us in his farewell address "to guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism." It's an alert that's been ignored in the nation's hysterical reaction to the attacks of 9/11.

Revelations Stir Congressional Concern

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New revelations from leaker Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency has overstepped its authority thousands of times since...

Intelligence Chief Should Be Prosecuted, Majorities Say

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Polls say Americans are concerned about National Security Agency surveillance. According to a progressive group's survey, many want to see a top intel...

The PRISM Lesson

Shan Wells | Posted 08.12.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells


Lawmakers Voice Concerns Over NSA Surveillance Revelations

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and LARA JAKES | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers voiced their confusion and concern, and some called for the end of sweeping surveillance programs by U.S. spy agencies after r...