Tony Romm writes:
The Senate is racing toward a last-minute showdown over a controversial counterterrorism surveillance law.
While the chamber is preoccupied with the fast-approaching fiscal cliff, the clock is also running out on the so-called FISA Amendments Act — provisions of which are scheduled to sunset at the end of the year.
The law has its skeptics, many of whom fear that Americans are getting swept up in what is supposed to be a surveillance statute aimed at foreign targets.
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