Lawmakers Team Up To Push NSA Spying Reforms

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman and the House member who authored the Patriot Act are working to garner support for draft legislation leaked Thursday that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records and allow companies to disclose government surveillance requests.

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., are urging their colleagues to support their proposal to “unit[e] and strengthen America by fulfilling rights and ending eavesdropping, dragnet collection and online monitoring,” which the pair is calling the USA Freedom...
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