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Obama Telecom Immunity

Obama Spy Bill Vote Questioned At Netroots Nation

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's support of a recent overhaul of domestic spy laws that rankled many on the left still has them rankled if the opening session at t...

Netroots Activist: Obama Win Would Be Victory For "Centrist Government"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put himself on the opposite side of his party's leadership in the Senate yesterday by reversing course ...

The Obama FISA Quandary

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

This group should work to defeat the FISA bill by pressuring enough senators to make sure it fails to pass. Instead, a great number of them are targeting Obama and so shooting themselves in the foot.

Surveillance Vote Protesters Now Top Obama's Website

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Protesters are storming Barack Obama's website. But they all support Obama. A grassroots group of activists has been organizing on MyBo, Obama's offi...

Sam Stein

Obama On FISA: Security Trumps Suing Phone Companies

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a press conference on Wednesday, Sen. Barack Obama explained his support for a compromise on FISA legislation, saying that concerns over American s...

Feingold Makes Case Against Telecom Immunity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) blasted the surveillance compromise bill on the Senate floor today: This legislation has been billed as a compromise betwe...

Sam Stein

Reid Won't Support FISA Compromise, At Odds With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced this evening that he will vote against the compromise FISA legislation and work with likeminded colleagues...

Obama Adviser On FISA: We'll Trust The Inspector General To Prevent Surveillance Abuses

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

So Obama's position now is that the duty and power to protect the Constitution resides primarily not with the president or congress or the courts, but with a bureaucrat whose job is to conduct internal investigations of government agencies.

MoveOn To Obama: Keep Your Word, Filibuster Telecom Immunity

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org has launched a new campaign pressing Sen. Barack Obama to honor his pledge to filibuster any legislation that gives immunity to telecoms th...

Obama Backs Bill Giving Immunity To Telecoms

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's campaign released a statement Friday afternoon saying that while Obama opposes amnesty for telecom firms that spied on Americans, ...

Intel Advisor Breaks With Obama On FISA, Backs Telecom Immunity

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new interview with National Journal magazine, an intelligence adviser to Barack Obama's presidential campaign broke with his candidate's position...