In one of the most prominent legal challenges to government intelligence gathering since the Edward Snowden disclosures, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against four top Obama Administration officials. The case, …
James Sensenbrenner (R) told the Hill. Sensenbrenner was the original author of the Patriot Act, which the NSA
The National Security Agency failed to report privacy violations ... and is the former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He is the primary author the Patriot Act.
"Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who worked with president George W. Bush to give more power to US intelligence agencies after the September 11 terrorist attacks, said the intelligence community had misused those powers by …
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the NSA's bulk collection of ... the Congress when Section 215 of the Patriot Act was passed because the chairman of the committee at that time, Jim Sensenbrenner, is the author of the bill that …
insisted that President Obama is falsely claiming Congress authorized the controversial NSA PRISM surveillance ... to sift through details of our private lives because the Patriot Act says that it can. I disagree. I authored the Patriot Act, and …
Obama's National Intelligence Director, James Clapper, blatantly lied to Congress last Spring when in response to a …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), who helped draft the PATRIOT Act, is exploring options to narrow a provision of the law that allows the National Security Agency (NSA) to obtain telephonic metadata on nearly all Americans. The …
Sensenbrenner wrote to Holder that the authors of the Patriot Act "found an appropriate balance" between national security and constitutional rights. But he "has always worried about potential abuses of the Act." He concluded by …
Image via AP. Contact the author at gabrielle@gawker.com. Technically, three key provisions of the Patriot Act governing what data the NSA can collect and how expired tonight after Rand Paul bested Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell …