Obama's National Intelligence Director, James Clapper, blatantly lied to Congress last Spring when in response to a …
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
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 …
But when you helped author the provisions in the Patriot Act that deal ... Patriot Act all along now realize that if there are to be major changes in the Patriot Act and in NSA operations, and that will include a change in the FISA law and a …
The morning after final passage of the USA Freedom Act, while some foes of mass surveillance were celebrating, Thomas Drake sounded decidedly glum. The new law, he told me, is “a new spy program.” It restarts some of the worst aspects …
In June, key provisions of the Patriot Act that justified the government’s massive data ... This particular clause has been used to justify a surprising portion of NSA activity; at The Nation, Zoë Carpenter examines what librarians know all too …
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 …
Security: With the director of national intelligence defending a program he told Congress didn't exist, the Patriot Act's author says this isn't the ... outsourcing our national security to 29-year-old unstable contractors, one of nearly …
Jim Sensenbrenner is the author ... Patriot Act — and an opponent of how it has been used to justify broad domestic spying powers. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) Sensenbrenner: It does several things. First of all, it stops the …
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 …