Senate Unveils New NSA Reform Bill To Privacy Advocate And Silicon Valley Praise

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘The most significant reform of government surveillance authorities since Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act 13 years ago’

NSA Reform Bill Likely To Surface In Senate Next Week

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

USA Freedom Act to get vote ahead of August recess

Senate 'Within Inches' Of NSA Reform Ahead Of August Recess

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy is joined by representatives as they announce legislation to restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, in Washington

Bill will reportedly create ‘clear cut guidelines of what [intelligence agencies] can and cannot do’

Republicans Demand Obama Put Benghazi Suspect At Guantanomo

Politics | Justin Smith
The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group said to have been protesting a film being produced in the United States in this September 11, 2012 (Photo: Reuters/Esam Al-Fetori)

‘Khatallah is a foreign terrorist’

Leahy And Matsui Propose Bill To Block Internet 'Fast Lanes'

Tech | Josh Evans
File photo illustration of a lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris

‘Our country cannot afford ‘pay-for-play’ schemes that divide our Internet into tiers based on who has the deepest pockets’

Vermont Firearms Dealer To Lay Off 41 Because of Obama Executive Action

US | Chuck Ross
M1 Garand Keefe

‘I think the Obama administration made a bad bad mistake’

What Senator Patrick Leahy and the Associated Press aren�t telling you about Cuban Twitter

Opinion | Humberto Fontova
Patrick Leahy Privacy

The senator sponsored an appropriations bill that would fund similar activities.

Congress claims it was misled over secret 'Cuban Twitter' project to stir political unrest

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Demonstrator holds a placard as another takes a picture of the national guards during a protest near Cuba's embassy in Caracas

‘We were notified in the most oblique way, that nobody could understand it’

'A Government That Can Run Amok'

Politics | Vince Coglianese

‘The government controlling us instead of us controlling the government’

Bill to rein in US spies gathers support from companies and activists

Tech | Josh Peterson
NSA director Alexander testifies next to Director of National Intelligence Clapper at a House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington

‘We believe the core of any effort must be a greater commitment to transparency and oversight’

Patriot Act author introduces bill to rein in US spies

Tech | Josh Peterson
NSA Surveillance Congress

‘Congress did not enact FISA and the PATRIOT Act to give the government boundless surveillance powers’

The marijuana lobby's national plan for victory

Opinion | Rob Kampia
Legalizing Marijuana.JPEG

Ten states could go green by 2017

Egyptian military aid frozen?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Brendan Bordelon
Mideast Egypt

Senator says yes, White House denies

10 reasons why Rubio should hate his immigration bill

Opinion | David Gibberman
Marco Rubio Faith And Freedom

Whatever else it does, the Gang of Eight’s proposal doesn’t solve any of the GOP’s political problems.

Rubio: Add gay couple amendment to immigration bill and 'I'm done'

Politics | Alec Hill
Immigration

‘I’m gone, I’m off it’

Feds may have to tell you when they are spying on you

Tech | Josh Peterson
Attorney General Eric Holder in front of a DOJ seal. Getty Images.

Bipartisan email privacy update passes Senate committee

Senate's email surveillance legislation would make Big Brother get a warrant

Politics | Josh Peterson
Surveillance cameras. Oli Scarff/Getty Images.

A bill under consideration would amend law enforcement’s abilities to search private electronic communications

Napolitano reschedules testimony as Democrats defend immigration bill after Boston attacks

Politics | Neil Munro
Janet Napolitano, AP

Schumer: Attacks shouldn’t ‘derail the dreams and future of of millions of hard-working people’

Sen. Leahy sarcastically welcomes release of 'Gang of 8' immigration bill

Politics | Vince Coglianese
Patrick Leahy

‘I expect that many Senators on the Judiciary Committee will have additional ideas for improvements’

Maine bill would prohibit law enforcement from tracking cell phones without warrant

Politics | Josh Peterson
Cell phones

Exceptions made ‘in cases of imminent threat to national security or grave personal injury’