TV News LIES

Saturday, Apr 25th

Last update03:08:15 AM GMT

You are here News Congress Senate votes to extend USA Patriot Act for 1 year

Senate votes to extend USA Patriot Act for 1 year

E-mail Print PDF

The Senate voted Wednesday to extend for a year key provisions of the nation's counterterrorism surveillance law that are scheduled to expire at the end of the month. In agreeing to pass the bill, Senate Democrats retreated from adding new privacy protections to the USA Patriot Act.

The Senate approved the bill on a voice vote with no debate. It now goes to the House. Three important sections of the Patriot Act are to expire at the end of this month.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Aide to Mississippi Sen. Cochran arrested on drug charge

CochranAn aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent...

Senate confirms Lynch for attorney general

Lynch is confirmed as AGFive months after her nomination, Loretta Lynch was confirmed, 56-43, by the U.S. Senate to serve...

Bill Shuster muscled through transportation bill pushed by lobbyist girlfriend

Bill shusterLast year, Rep. Bill Shuster approached fellow Republican Rep. Tom Graves with a request. The powerful...

Patriot Act extension bill introduced by Sen. McConnell

Patriot extension billSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduced a bill Tuesday to extend the controversial Patriot Act...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!