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  • Senate rejects action on Patriot Act; NSA spying powers likely to lapse

    WASHINGTON The National Security Agency's power to collect domestic phone records is likely to expire with the Senate paralyzed over what to do about the Patriot Act.
  • Senate fails to resolve standoff over Patriot Act

    Senate fails to resolve standoff over Patriot Act
    Scrambling to prevent a shutdown of a program used to track terrorists, the Senate pulled an all-nighter but failed early Saturday to resolve a standoff over the National Security Agency system of collecting and storing U.S. telephone records. Lawmakers...

    Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension

    The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling block was a House-passed...

    Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension of Patriot Act

    The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling block was a House-...

    Extend Patriot Act domestic spying?: Front Burner

    Extend Patriot Act domestic spying?: Front Burner
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul might well be mainlining throat lozenges today after Wednesday's marathon quasi-filibuster opposing the Patriot Act. Paul spoke for more than 11 hours against the law, highlighting Section 215 of the act, which sunsets June 1...