Hawks Criticize Proposed NSA Reforms

Senators worry additional burdens could endanger Americans
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) / AP

National security hawks criticized proposed reforms to the National Security Agency Tuesday as President Barack Obama prepared to endorse overhauls suggested by a review board.

Sunday Show Roundup: Opening Rounds of NSA Debate

Programs have disrupted terrorists plots, lawmakers say
NSA facility (AP)

Lawmakers began the public debate Sunday on the NSA surveillance programs, staking out positions on whether the data monitoring programs are an overreach of power or a necessary protection, or somewhere in between.

Rand Paul Introduces Anti-Snooping Bill

Fourth Amendment Restoration Act a response to reports of NSA spying
Rand Paul / AP

Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) announced Thursday he will introduce a bill to stop government agencies from collecting the phone records of citizens without a search warrant following reports that the National Security Agency had collected phone data on millions of Americans.