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Matt Sledge

NSA Reform Bill Fails Key Senate Hurdle As Republicans Cry Terror

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A National Security Agency reform bill failed to clear a key procedural hurdle in the Senate on Tuesday night, torpedoed by opposition f...

Matt Sledge

Harry Reid Gives NSA Reform Bill The Go-Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) gave the go-ahead Wednesday for the first major bill responding to the leaks by former National Security Ag...

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NSA Reform Bill Splits Reformers

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

James Clapper became public enemy number one for civil liberties groups in 2013 when Edward Snowden's leaks revealed that he lied to Congress about th...

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House Committee Guts NSA Reforms Ahead Of Thursday Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A key House committee close to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) gutted crucial provisions of a National Security Agency surveillance reform...

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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...

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White House NSA Panel Undermines Key Defense Of Phone Surveillance Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

A White House-appointed review panel recommended in a report released Wednesday that the government cease storing call data on hundreds of millions of...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Passes Bill That Codifies, Expands NSA Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

Just days after expressing outrage over reports of widespread surveillance of foreign leaders by the National Security Agency, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (...

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NSA Reform Bill Introduced As Agency Remains On The Defensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A major bill to reform the National Security Agency was introduced on Tuesday as the spy service's director defended its activities befo...

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NSA Surveillance Reform Efforts Take A Hit

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- After a summer of National Security Agency leaks, momentum has shifted to a debate on surveillance reform. But reform efforts in Congre...

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Four Senators Push 'Real, Not Cosmetic' NSA Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

A bipartisan group of senators announced a comprehensive surveillance reform bill on Wednesday, but their effort may encounter resistance from the pow...