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Congress sends terrorism-fighting bill to Obama

Congress on Thursday passed a four-year extension of post-Sept. 11 powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists. Votes taken in rapid... Read more »

May 26, 2011


Senate clears way to extend terror-fighting bill

Senators showed overwhelming support Thursday to extend three terrorism-fighting tools for law enforcement beyond their midnight expiration. Read more »

May 26, 2011

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Battle ensues over the Patriot Act

A dispute in the Senate over the Patriot Act that created a legislative impasse Wednesday has raised the prospect that several of the FBI's counterterrorism powers may... Read more »

May 25, 2011


Senate to vote down controversial House budget

The Democratic-run Senate is poised to vote down a controversial House budget plan that calls for turning Medicare into a voucher-like program for future beneficiaries. Read more »

May 25, 2011


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