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Report: NSA collecting Verizon customer records

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 6:37pm
    

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Data collection divide muddles party labels, makes strange bedfellows

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 5:42pm
In the storm that blew up Thursday over the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court authorizing a subpoena of telecom data from Verizon, the resulting alliances made for some strange bedfellows with ideologies clashing, at times, with party labels.Libertarian favorite Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., stood with liberal Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Jon Tester of Montana in criticizing the cour...    

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Holder isn't going anywhere just yet

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 4:41pm
    

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Obama in North Carolina while DC buzzes about NSA scandal

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 4:41pm
    

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Obama announces Internet overhaul plan in US schools

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:46pm
    

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Christie selects New Jersey AG to fill Senate vacancy

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:24pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday he will appoint the state’s Republican attorney general Jeffrey Chiesa to serve as an interim senator to succeed the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg.Chiesa, a longtime Christie aide and former federal prosecutor, will not run for the October special election Christie has set, leaving a wide-open GOP field and a growing Democratic primary for the seat. S...    

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IRS official apologizes for 'Star Trek' spoof video

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:24pm
    

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Obama continues, extends some Bush terrorism policies

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:24pm
President Barack Obama has continued to pursue some of the same anti-terrorism policies as the Bush administration, and, in at least one instance, expanded upon them.  In the clearest example, Obama has authorized more than 300 overseas drone strikes against suspected terrorists as president – that’s compared to an estimate of roughly 50 such strikes under President George W. Bush – even as Obama ...    
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Renewed focus on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:24pm
    
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House committee approves key assault bill

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:24pm
    
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Gillibrand seeks to overhaul military justice system

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:24pm
    
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Boehner sends letter to Obama over 'veto threat'

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 1:52pm
    

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How does the NSA's phone-record program work?

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 1:47pm
Here is how we THINK this program works, based on several calls. The National Security Agency, with approval from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court, goes to the phone companies and says: Every day, pump your data about phone calls into our big government tank -- only phone numbers (not names), along with other data about the calls, such as where they came from, how long they lasted, ...    

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Feinstein: Phone records are part of keeping US safe

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 1:30pm
    

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White House on defense over NSA monitoring phone records

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 1:30pm
    

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