WASHINGTON — Opponents of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone data successfully blocked multiple attempts in the Senate early Saturday morning to extend the expiring law that authorizes the program. 686 more words
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I’ve just taken the senate floor to begin a filibuster of the Patriot Act renewal. It’s time to end the NSA spying!
— Dr. Rand Paul (@RandPaul) …
I see from the London conservative newspaper The Telegraph, that one Khalid al-Fawwaz has been convicted after a jury trial in New York City, of providing substantial material support for the al-Quaeda network that destroyed the World Trade Center and damaged the Pentagon a decade and a half ago. 87 more words
Rep. Xavier Becerra, mulling a run for the U.S. Senate, urged the media to more aggressively question Attorney General Kamala Harris, the Democratic frontrunner in the race. 178 more words