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Director of National Intelligence Calls On Edward Snowden To Return NSA Documents

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Director of National Intelligence James Clapper wants former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden to return the rest of the secret d...

Obama NSA Speech Addresses Surveillance, Edward Snowden (FULL TEXT)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama promised modest changes to the National Security Agency's surveillance program in a speech Friday. Obama delivered the speec...

Edward Snowden Vindicated By Obama Speech

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

In a major speech Friday on the future of the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama announced a series of modest reforms to the way the age...

Obama To Back Modest NSA Surveillance Reforms

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By JULIE PACE and KIMBERLY DOZIER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a monthslong review, President Barack Obama is expected to back...

Obama Appears To Soften His Stance On The NSA, Edward Snowden

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

When the NSA scandal first broke six months ago, President Barack Obama was forceful in defending the government's surveillance programs, while critic...

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and the leaders of the intelligence committee in Congress are rejecting National Security Agency-con...

Snowden's Father: Obama 'Either Being Misled... Or Intentionally Misleading The American People'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

Lon Snowden, the father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden, offered some harsh words for President Obama on Sunday. "I was disappointed in the president'...

Assange Calls Obama Move 'A Victory' For Snowden

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange weighed in on President Barack Obama's proposed surveillance reforms Saturday, calling the new measures "a victory of...

Edward Snowden Gets Results

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

President Obama's press conference on Friday was full of headline-making news about new proposals to reform the American surveillance system. But anot...

Luke Johnson

Obama Opposes Olympic Boycott, Criticizes Russian Anti-Gay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he did not favor boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, rejecting calls from LGBT...

Obama: 'I Don't Think Mr. Snowden Was A Patriot'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

During a press conference on surveillance reforms Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama made clear his thoughts on National Security Agency whistle...

Obama Flip-Flop Explored

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

When the House of Representatives recently considered an amendment that would have dismantled the NSA's bulk phone records collection program, the Whi...

Obama Cancels Meeting With Putin Over Snowden

AP | MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Already faltering, President Barack Obama's five-year effort to reboot U.S.-Russian relations finally crashed Wednesday, as the Whi...

White House Reconsidering Putin Meeting

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A highly anticipated fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin could become a casualty of Moscow's...

Details Of Obama Trip Remain Under Wraps Amid Snowden Flap

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is playing coy over President Barack Obama's travel plans to Russia this fall as Washington and Moscow negotiate the fat...

Obama To Allies: Don't We All Spy On Each Other?

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Facing a European uproar over more U.S. eavesdropping claims, President Barack Obama argued Monday that it's no surpri...

Obama Tones Down Snowden Rhetoric

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing President Barack Obama wants to do is turn Edward Snowden into a grand enemy of the state or a Daniel Ellsberg-type hero ...

Obama: I Won't Be Scrambling Jets To Get Snowden

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal -- The United States won't be scrambling military jets or engaging in high-level diplomatic bartering to get National Security Agency l...

Obama Sounds Off On Edward Snowden

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

By LARA JAKES AND JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the United States is following legal channels on ho...

Snowden Pardon Petition Passes 100,000 Signatures

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures. The petit...

Team Obama Weighs In On Snowden Extradition

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

* U.S. official sees good case for extradition under treaty * U.S. hacked Chinese mobile phone companies -report * Snowden sought representation...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Speak On NSA Soon

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama doesn't think the National Security Agency's collection of phone records violates customer privacy and he will de...