NSA declassifies documents on domestic phone surveillance, essentially confirms what everyone knew

Politics | William Green
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Heavily-redacted docs shed no new light on domestic surveillance programs

How Obama nixed anti-NSA hearing

Politics | Josh Peterson

Critics of domestic surveillance program booted into the middle of next month, or the month after

Preview: The Senate's Wednesday NSA hearing

Politics | Josh Peterson
NSA Surveillance Congress.JPEG

Both sides represented

Judge says companies never protested NSA surveillance

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Earns Verizon

‘To date, no recipient of a production order has opted to invoke this section of the statute’

James Comey calls leaks a 'critical element of a functioning democracy'

Politics | Alec Hill
James Comey

Nominee to run FBI also condemns waterboarding

Hatch reaches immigration amendment deal with Schumer

Politics | Giuseppe Macri

‘[The bill] won’t be going anywhere without these amendments, because you’re not going to get any Republicans’

Senate shapes immigration bill around Boston bombings

Politics | Giuseppe Macri
Boston Marathon Explosions

Claiming asylum means staying out

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 Democrats advance Feinstein's gun control bill

Gun Laws & Legislation | Mike Piccione
Dianne Feinstein

Democrats take the next step to ban millions of legally owned firearms

Judiciary Committees want administration's legal justification for drone killings

Politics | Caroline May
Drones Privacy Poll

Killing US citizens ‘raises significant constitutional and legal concerns’

Senate Judiciary Committee to focus on gun violence, immigration reform and privacy - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Patrick Leahy Privacy

‘As President Obama has made clear, no single step can end this kind of violence’