Fight On The Right? Cruz And Paul Split Over Patriot Act Fix

Politics | Matt K. Lewis

The Senate will vote Tuesday on the reforms

One of Obama's NSA panel members wants to dramatically INCREASE surveillance

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Michael Morell leaves the closed Senate Intelligence Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington

Former CIA official wants to expand Internet data collection

White House team recommends ending bulk NSA surveillance

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland

Proposals would dramatically overhaul current agency procedures

Hill leaders agree to extend Patriot Act - AP

Politics | Paul Conner (admin)
Harry Reid and John Boehner

Sen. Reid, House Speaker Boehner make deal on law governs search for terrorist on American soil

Congress extends Patriot Act tools for 90 days - AP

Politics | admin

President is expected to sign the legislation before the subject provisions expire Feb. 28

Correction: Patriot Act - AP

Politics | admin

The Senate on Tuesday voted to extend for 90 days the legal life of three post-Sept. 11 terrorism-fighting measures

Second time's a charm - AP

Politics | admin

House extends key provisions of Patriot Act

Ron Paul calls for end to foreign aid, applauds House for PATRIOT Act vote - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Texas Republican Ron Paul received the Conservative Political Action Conference crowd’s biggest reaction of any speaker at the event

Move to extend Patriot Act under suspended rules fails in House - TheDC

Politics | Chris Moody

The provisions provide the government the power to conduct roving wiretaps and access public library check-out information; They will expire on February 28

Eternal Citizen Vigilance, Now on Your iPhone! - Ricochet

| Pat McMahon

A look at technology and the role it plays in our lives

Conservatives should support COICA

Opinion | Mark Corallo

The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act would protect US goods and intellectual property. So why are some conservatives opposing it?

Who's Threatening Your Civil Rights Now? - Ricochet

Politics | Pat McMahon

A look at the Obama administration’s actions that have infringed on personal rights

Feds still quiet on how they would treat pot-legal California - TheDC

Politics | Mike Riggs

Experts can only speculate how the federal government would handle Prop. 19′s passage

Court in contempt of First Amendment - CATO Institute

| interns

I have read scores of Supreme Court decisions, but rarely has their been so broadly vague and amateurishly twisted a rationale as in Chief Justice John Roberts majority decision on Holder, Attorney General, Et al. vs. Humanitarian Law Project

GOP tiptoes around Kagan's paper trail - The Daily Caller

Politics | Jon Ward

Senate Republicans move cautiously toward demanding nominee’s Clinton memos

Obama extends Patriot Act - AP

Politics | Jeff Winkler (admin)

President signs one-year extension of several provisions in the nation’s main counterterrorism law, the Patriot Act

Labor looking to crash Tea Party - The Daily Caller

Politics | Alex Pappas

Labor may be putting dollars behind effort to take down Tea Party groups and their ‘radical ideas’

Report: FBI improperly obtained phone records from 2003 to 2006


The FBI broke the law by improperly obtaining thousands of telephone records in terrorism investigations from 2003 to 2006, the U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general said on Wednesday