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House passes surveillance bill with telecomm immunity.

Today in a 293–129 vote, the House passed a “compromise” wiretapping bill that shields telecomms civil lawsuits for their participation in the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program. FDL liveblogged today’s hearing and as ThinkProgress reported yesterday, there was little in today’s bill that constituted a compromise. The ACLU has also put out a statement calling the vote “infuriating.”

Update:

Roll call vote here.

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