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Warrantless Surveillance

Wiretap Law Expires As Dems Stand Up To Bush

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What happened? The administration did everything right. The invocation of "countless American lives" hanging in the balance, the specter of terrorists...

GOP Effort To Force FISA Vote Fails

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fight goes on. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) cloture vote failed 48-45 just now, well short of the 60 votes necessary. In the ...

Reid Considers Extending Protect America Act For One Month

The Hill | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday he would seek to extend a controversial interim wiretapping law through February to avoid the ea...

Feinstein Now Backs Immunity For Telecoms Involved In Warrantless Spying

San Francisco Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday that she favors legal immunity for telecommunications companies that allegedly shared millions of customers' telep...