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Warrantless Spying

Challenge for Congress and the NSA This Wednesday: Re-establishing the Rule of Law

Coleen Rowley | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

The way forward is clear: Congress must finally begin to exercise its Article I constitutional powers and rein in executive branch lawbreaking.

Matt Sledge

Obama Goes All-In On Warrantless Spying

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration has overseen a sharp increase in the number of people subjected to warrantless electronic surveillance of their t...

The Corporate Surveillance State: How the Thought Police Use Your Cell Phone to Track Your Every Move

John W. Whitehead | Posted 10.21.2012 | Technology
John W. Whitehead

Advanced technology now provides government agents and police officers with the ability to track our every move. The surveillance state is our new society. It is here, and it is spying on you, your family and your friends every day.

Justice Department Reopens Probe Into Warrantless Domestic Spying

Murray Waas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Waas

The Bush administration has reversed course and will finally allow the Justice Department to investigate the warrantless spying program.

Obama Sides With Bush in Spy Case

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration fell in line with the Bush administration Thursday when it urged a federal judge to set aside a ruling in a closely watched s...

Fighting the Unconstitutional Spying Law

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony D. Romero

The FISA bill goes further to extend the power of the executive to collect our communications than the president's original secret spying program. The Fourth Amendment was essentially eviscerated.

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, ...

Dems in Congress Moving Now to Spy on Americans, Reward Telecoms

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

The Democratic-led Congress, with the support of key House leaders, is moving quickly to expand unconstitutional spying authority on Americans and reward telecoms for breaking the law.

Senate Delays Eavesdropping Vote

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate granted at least a temporary victory to the White House on Thursday, turning back an attempt to increase court oversight...

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...

After Gonzales: Bush Promises To Rebuild Justice Department

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush welcomed Michael Mukasey back into government Wednesday and promised to help the new attorney general rebuild the top leadership of the...

Alberto Gonzales Defense Fund Begins

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Supporters of former attorney general Alberto R. Gonzales have created a trust fund to help pay for his legal expenses, which are mounting in the face...

Alberto Gonzales Defense Fund: Where To Send The Money

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contribution form distributed by Leitch asks that donations be sent to a post office box in Alexandria. Leitch said in an e-mail yesterday that th...