National Security

October 7, 2013 4:10 PM

Congress now is expected to revise NSA, FISA court operations

In the four months since former defense contractor Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s electronic data collection programs, the question of intelligence restructuring has been persistent in Congress. Despite the focus on the government shutdown and the upcoming debt-ceiling fight, a surge in legislation that touches on the surveillance programs suggests that the issue isn’t going away without some kind of action from lawmakers.

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