Why would the GOP hand over one of its only remaining trademarks of value as the party of law and order?
Congress OKed a moratorium six years ago, so why are these special interests deals still around?
‘Making a terrible mistake’
‘We were surprised’
The Senate will vote Tuesday on the reforms
‘The most significant reform of government surveillance authorities since Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act 13 years ago’
USA Freedom Act to get vote ahead of August recess
Bill will reportedly create ‘clear cut guidelines of what [intelligence agencies] can and cannot do’
‘Khatallah is a foreign terrorist’
‘Our country cannot afford ‘pay-for-play’ schemes that divide our Internet into tiers based on who has the deepest pockets’
‘I think the Obama administration made a bad bad mistake’
The senator sponsored an appropriations bill that would fund similar activities.
‘We were notified in the most oblique way, that nobody could understand it’
‘The government controlling us instead of us controlling the government’
‘We believe the core of any effort must be a greater commitment to transparency and oversight’
‘Congress did not enact FISA and the PATRIOT Act to give the government boundless surveillance powers’
Ten states could go green by 2017
Senator says yes, White House denies
Whatever else it does, the Gang of Eight’s proposal doesn’t solve any of the GOP’s political problems.