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Patriot Act Vote

Watch The One Senator Who Voted Against The Patriot Act Warn What Would Happen

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

After the Guardian revealed that the National Security Agency seized millions of Verizon customers' phone records through a secret court order, Rep. J...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul's Controversial Gun Records Amendment May Get Patriot Act Vote After All | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic leadership seems poised to acquiesce to Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) demand that the chamber vote on an amendment that wou...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul And Guns Stall Extension Of The Patriot Act | Sam Stein | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) pledged during his run for office to be a veritable stick in the mud on issues of philosophical concern even i...

Senate Votes To Move Ahead With Patriot Act Extension

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A tight deadline looming, the Senate on Monday advanced a four-year extension of the Patriot Act, the controversial law that govern...

Senate Panel Approves Patriot Act Extensions

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to extend until the end of 2013 three post-Sept. 11 terror-fighting practices that...

Congress Extends Patriot Act Measures For 90 Days

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In story Feb. 15 about the Senate voting to extend antiterrorism measures, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a "lone w...

House GOP Leaders Caught Off Guard As Tea Party Flexes Muscle

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The clout of tea party advocates and other hard-line conservatives in Congress has caught top Republicans by surprise, raising ques...

The Tea Party's First Test?

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The 112th Congress began with a historic reading of the U.S. Constitution. Will anyone subscribe to the First and Fourth Amendments tomorrow when the PATRIOT Act is up for a vote?