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Edward Snowden Has Been Good for the USA

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I recently got the chance to see Citizenfour, a documentary about Edward Snowden and his NSA leaks, and it got me thinking once again about the impacts that Snowden has had—some predictable, some not. One of the stranger ones has

Boehner Says NSA’s Mass Phone Data Collection Will End

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House Speaker John Boehner signaled his confidence Wednesday that the government will cease its bulk collection of data on millions of Americans’ phone calls, one day after President Barack Obama and House leaders floated competing plans to reform the controversial

Inhofe wants to investigate NSA, following new report about surveillance

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Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, says new revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance program suggest the Obama administration has “abused the authority granted to them by Congress” and that he will