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Sam Stein

Telecoms Spend Millions On Congress To Protect Their Interests In NSA Surveillance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. government has ramped up its surveillance programs in the years since 9/11, telecommunications companies have spent millions...

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...

Sam Stein

The 15 Dems Who Tried To Block Telecom Immunity

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The debate over how the Bush administration has conducted its warrantless wiretapping program seems to be nearing a legislative end. On Thursday, the...