Then our Connecticut congressional delegation split voting on HR514, to extend certain provisions of the Patriot Act until Dec. 8 ... when a non-profit library organization was served with a National Security Letter by the FBI, and prohibited …
Civil libertarian critics warned that the federal government already had this power for national security investigations. The Patriot Act provision was far too ... explicit safeguards against abuse. Balko is author of "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The ...
Several national security officials say the powers granted the N.S.A. by President Bush go far beyond the expanded counterterrorism powers granted by Congress under the USA Patriot Act, which is up ... and his co-author in a Wall …
WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House on Tuesday failed to pass a short-term extension of the USA Patriot Act favored by GOP leaders ... potentially inserting the national security debate into the unfolding presidential campaign …
Tech giants, including Google, Facebook and Apple, have sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reform the NSA surveillance programs ... the principal author of the Patriot Act, was introduced on Monday and lauded by civil …
Washington - Although Congress members have introduced almost 30 different bills to reform and restrict National Security ... Act, is being promoted by Representative James Sensenbrenner, a Wisconsin Republican who is …
Paul’s position on the Patriot Act puts him at sharp odds with his rivals for the Republican nomination. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called the National Security Agency’s data collection program important for protecting the nation’s security ...
Paul shot back: “I’ve been accused of wanting to allow terrorists to have weapons to attack America … To be attacked of such a belief when I’m here to discuss and debate the constitutionality of the Patriot Act is offensive and I find it …
the co-author with Craig of the Senate version of the bill. "I think it should give pause to the leadership as to whether or not they should go forward with [the drafted proposals] in the Patriot Act ... and to issue national security letters that ...