Sensenbrenner wrote to Holder that the authors of the Patriot Act "found an appropriate balance" between national security and constitutional rights. But he "has always worried about potential abuses of the Act." He concluded by …
The House Republican who became the legislative face of the Patriot Act after the 9/11 terrorist attacks was in Europe today telling the EU parliament that they need to rebuild trust and cooperation after the National Security Agency …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), center, has now become Congress’ most outspoken opponent to the NSA’s metadata program. Talk Radio News Service In one of the most prominent legal challenges to government intelligence gathering …
"Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who worked with president George W. Bush to give more power to US intelligence agencies after the September 11 terrorist attacks, said the intelligence community had misused those powers by …
Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 8:17 PM EDT) -- The American Civil Liberties Union gained several supporters Thursday in its New York federal court suit challenging the National Security ... Section 215 of the Patriot Act. The …
Mike Masnick writes: It’s already strange enough that the author of the PATRIOT Act, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, has …
The relationship between the NSA and the telecommunications industry goes back decades, says Tim Shorrock, author of "Spies for Hire." - Harrison/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images On Sunday night Section 215 of the Patriot Act
James Sensenbrenner Jr., the original author of the Patriot Act, says Director of National Intelligence ... asked Clapper whether the National Security Agency (NSA) collects data on millions of Americans. Clapper insisted that the NSA
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