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Senate Blocks NSA Reform Bill With Patriot Act In Jeopardy

AP | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate struggled to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, rejecting both a Hous...

Laura Barron-Lopez

Bill To Limit NSA Surveillance Will Get Senate Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will give in to pressure and bring legislation to the floor that would limit...

Dem: Alternate Ways For NSA To Collect Data Would Have Been 'Disastrous'

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee three years ago secretly considered — but ultimately rejected — alternate ways for the Natio...

Matt Sledge

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 (...

Michael McAuliff

Senators: Background Checks Are Bad, But NSA Spying Is Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just months after many U.S. senators opposed tougher background checks for gun buyers on the grounds that they would tread on Americans'...