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Senate committee acts on NSA wiretapping bills.

By ThinkProgress on September 13, 2006 at 7:44 pm

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The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved Sen. Arlen Specter’s (R-PA) dangerously flawed bill that would abolish all limits on the president’s eavesdropping powers. But the committee also approved two competing bills, including strong legislation from Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) that would bring the entire NSA program before the FISA court. Glenn Greenwald sorts out the details.

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