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 …
If you have 40 contacts, three hops could include information on 2.5 million people. The U.S. government contends that the bulk collection of U.S. phone records is authorized by section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), the …
In this case, an exception has been made because the author -- who would have preferred ... one of the most controversial provisions of the USA Patriot Act: the expanded power to issue "national security letters." It no doubt surprised most …
WASHINGTON (AP) - Law enforcement officials get to keep their anti-terror tools, but with some new curbs, under the USA Patriot Act renewal passed by the ... victory as they sought to polish their national security credentials this midterm …
Why not, we say... US House Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, the lead author of controversial anti-terror law the Patriot Act, has asked the European Parliament for help in taming the NSA. He also called for Europe to put pressure …
And on February 8 in Washington, members of the House--libertarians and Tea Partiers on one side and progressive Democrats on the other--got together and defeated a bill that would extend three key sections of the Patriot Act. Now …
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 …
demand that the chamber vote on an amendment that would restrict national security officials from examining gun ... Steve King (R-Iowa) and Patriot Act co-author Nathan Sales wrote in a Politico op-ed today: As Congress takes up …
Also in need of reform, are what's called National Security Letters (NSLs ... Sixty-five percent were drug related. John Whitehead, author of "Renewing the Patriot Act While America Sleeps", described our post Patriot Act reality in …
The bill, now called the USA Freedom Act, would allow challenges to national security letters and it makes significant ... James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), author of the Patriot Act. "At the heart of this legislation is the reform of Section 215 …