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GOP Rep. Supports Amnesty For Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) is the latest member of Congress to sound off on the fate of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contra...

Snowden Case Shrouded In Mystery

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW -- National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden arrived in Moscow on an Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong on June 23, according to the airline, ...

Going Rogue

Amy Ephron | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Amy Ephron

Dear Edward Snowden, I'm not sure what your end-game is or who appointed you to be a one-man band.

Lingerie Ads: 'Dear Edward Snowden, There's Still A Lot To Uncover'

Posted 07.01.2013 | Style

The world has been closely following Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who revealed the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs to the...

Surprising Breadcrumbs in the 'Catch Me If You Can' Edward Snowden Saga

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Amongst countless Americans, my personal jury has been out concerning the NSA leaker saga, wondering if Snowden is friend to the American people or fo...

Contractor Hired NSA Leaker Despite Concerns Over Discrepancies: Report

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON June 20 (Reuters) - Hiring screeners at Booz Allen Hamilton, a contractor for the National Security Agenc...

Inside The Government's Massive Spying Program


WASHINGTON — In the months and early years after 9/11, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with co...

Could Edward Snowden Defect To China?

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.14.2013 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — A popular Communist Party-backed newspaper urged China's leadership to milk a former U.S. contractor for more information rather than...

CIA Chief Predicted Contractor Leaks 66 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

As the Edward Snowden leak case reminds us, the United States government has increasingly outsourced its intelligence operations to private firms like...

China Says It Has No Info About NSA Whistleblower

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

BEIJING, June 13 (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry offered no details on Thursday on the National Security Agency contractor who revealed the U.S...

WATCH: Sean Hannity's Staggering Hypocrisy Revealed

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.13.2013 | Media

Sean Hannity sure has changed his tune. The rambunctious Fox News host on Monday lashed into the Obama administration over the revelations of wides...

New Details On Whistleblower's Past Emerge

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

By Kristina Cooke and John Shiffman SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - Long before he became known worldwide as the NSA con...

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...

Government Surveillance Lawsuits Languish In Court

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Before there was Edward Snowden and the leak of explosive documents showing widespread government surveillance, there was Mark Klein ...

Jennifer Bendery

Ron Paul Says Edward Snowden Should Worry About Death By U.S. Drone | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) warned Tuesday that the U.S. government may use a drone missile to kill Edward Snowden, who recently leak...

Intelligence Czar Urges Caution In Wake Of NSA Leak

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's intelligence czar this week sent a message to tens of thousands of U.S. intelligence commun...

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.

Ryan Grim

Divisions Over National Security State Scramble Old Alliances, Political Coalitions | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The contours of the debate around security and civil liberties that began the day after the 9/11 attacks have been steadily shifting eve...

U.S. Relies On 500,000 People Like Edward Snowden To Monitor National Security Threats

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The U.S. government monitors threats to national security with the help of nearly 500,000 people like Edward Snowden – employees of ...

Udall: Patriot Act 'Ripe For Abuse,' Needs To Be Reformed

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. He made impassioned speeches on the Senate floor, held press conferences and appeared on the Sunday t...

NSA Leaks Prompts Calls For Less Reliance On Outside Contractors

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. government may have to reconsider how much it relies on outside defense co...

NSA Leaker Edward Snowden's Maryland Ties

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

Edward Snowden , the former Central Intelligence Agency employee and National Security Agency contractor credited with carrying out the "biggest intel...

NSA Leaker Risks Steep Jail Time

AP | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

BY KIMBERLY DOZIER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The man who gave classified documents to reporters, making public two sweeping U.S. surveill...

Why Major Surveillance Reveal Will Tear Apart The GOP

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

Here’s something I’ll certainly be keeping one eye fixed on as the Edward Snowden story advances: the degree to which the American right takes him...