This past weekend saw Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other proponents of the national security state fail in their bid ... freedoms that our own government is having. Let the Patriot Act expire. Let us face our challenges and …
... nation's intelligence-collection efforts during a stop in the early presidential voting state of New Hampshire this month. .@ChrisChristie on NSA, PATRIOT Act: 'I don't believe it's a privacy issue, it's a national security issue" …
Key provisions of the Patriot Act expired at midnight Sunday, including the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records. Now, the Senate is scrambling to pass legislation to reform the expired program. In addition …
(AP file) WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) – After the Senate let provisions of the Patriot Act expire Sunday night, the U.S. government is without three tools to investigate and foil terrorist plots. As debate waged on Sunday night, the …
Certain provisions of the Patriot Act, including those the National Security Agency uses for the controversial bulk collection of Americans’ phone records, will expire when the clock strikes midnight on June 1 if Congress can’t reach …
Speaking to reporters today at the White House, President Obama demanded that Congress renew Section 215 of the Patriot ... Act, a watered-down reform bill, and saying the Senate needs to approve it as well. Section 215 is being …
A federal appeals court rules NSA bulk surveillance illegal just as the Patriot Act is up for renewal in Congress. We’ll have the debate. President Barack Obama, left, greets John O. Brennan, center, Dir. of the Central Intelligence Agency …
McConnell, R-Ky., warned against allowing the controversial NSA program and other key surveillance activities under the USA Patriot Act to expire at midnight May 31. He said he would call the Senate into session that day, a Sunday, and …
The 2 nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that "the text of SS 215 [of the Patriot Act]...does not authorize the [NSA's] telephone metadata program." In other words, the court determined that the NSA exceeded its authority by …
Here's a tweet from Paul announcing the speech: I've just taken the senate floor to begin a filibuster of the Patriot Act renewal. It's time to end the NSA spying! On Wednesday afternoon Kentucky senator Rand Paul, a Republican …