Julian Hattem reprots:
Congress is under new pressure to take action on the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance program, as a deadline looms near and questions swirl about the legality of its data collection practices.
Lawmakers have only 10 legislative days to renew portions of the Patriot Act set to expire on June 1, and there are deep divides in both parties over how to move forward.
Unusual political partnerships and varying motives leave serious doubts about what Congress will do as it sprints towards the finish line, even as a top court demands legislative action.
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