Wednesday, December 14, 2005

CBS News | House Votes To Renew Patriot Act | December 14, 2005 16:03:26

CBS News | House Votes To Renew Patriot Act | December 14, 2005 16:03:26:
The House voted 251-174 to approve a House-Senate compromise that would modify and make permanent most of the Patriot Act's 16 expiring provisions.

But despite intense lobbying from the Bush administration, the measure could be in trouble in the Senate, where a filibuster is threatened, supported by at least a few Republicans, who say the FBI's new post 9/11 powers need to be reined in.
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