Patriot Act

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation that reforms a contentious government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans’ telephone records after the bill…

The federal government’s authority to gather vast quantities of phone records in the hunt for terrorists expired at 12:01 a.m. Monday after Senator Rand Paul,…

On midnight on Sunday, key provisions of the “Patriot Act” expired, including those points that say that the government can listen to and track any American’s phone calls without a warrant. Although the Senate convened a rare late-night Sunday session to try to reach a compromise, Kentucky Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul was able […]