A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the NSA's bulk collection of phone data is illegal. Meanwhile, Congress is debating the fate of the Patriot Act. NPR's Rachel Martin talks ... Jim Sensenbrenner, is the author of the bill that …
By a vote of 54-45, the Senate failed to reach the 60-vote threshold needed to advance a bill that would have extended for two months provisions of the "USA Patriot ... national security," Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat and co-author
Over the weekend, three provisions of the Patriot Act expired thanks to ... “On a matter as critical as our national security, individual Senators must put aside their partisan motivations and act swiftly. The American people deserve …
Nothing Beyond the Octopus Reach Infowars reports Spying Spooks Throw It In Americans’ Faces With New Octopus …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the Republican author of the Patriot Act, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder that says he is “extremely disturbed” by reports that the National Security Agency collected phone records from Verizon …
House Patriot Act author Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., and Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Tuesday introduced a “USA Freedom Act” to restrict National Security Agency spying. That move came amid high …
Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security ... Patriot Act could be going away? And this program would change? That’s right. But lawmakers who want changes to the program still have a tough slog ahead of them. …
The government's acknowledgment of its existence directly contradicts officials' earlier statements about the nature of NSA surveillance, and the author of the Patriot Act says it goes beyond the kinds of activities he intended the law to …
Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI, 5th), author of the Patriot Act, and the anti-surveillance ... Read More The flagship anti-surveillance bill, the Freedom Act, aims at kicking the National Security Agency's spying programs to the curb. The …
the man who helped usher in the Patriot Act era as a co-author of the post-Sept ... the narrow defeat of a House measure over the summer that sought to defund the National Security Agency (NSA), Sensenbrenner told the newspaper he …