The Patriot Act was passed to boost national security after the Sept ... individual privacy and national security," Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat and co-author of the Freedom Act, said in a statement. "It is frustrating that with …
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 Capitol Hill Patriot Act standoff continues, and absent a deal, the National Security Agency's domestic phone-spying ... the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee and an author of the Freedom Act, suggested that some fears …
Sensenbrenner, a key architect of the 2001 Patriot Act, has recently criticized the National Security Agency's data collecting practices ... Republican Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, a primary author and long-time defender of the …
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 …
Rand Paul of Kentucky is one of the key reasons the national-security wing of the Republican Party lost the Patriot Act debate, former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy tells Newsmax ... District of New York and author of "Faithless …
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 …
that the government was indiscriminately collecting the phone records of vast numbers of Americans under an expansive interpretation of the Patriot Act. The database could then be “queried” or searched for matches when investigators …
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 …
Congressman Sensenbrenner: “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation of this legislation. While I believe the Patriot Act appropriately balanced national security concerns and civil rights, I have …