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8 Senators: Blow the Doors Open on FISA Court

8 Senators: Blow the Doors Open on FISA Court
Posted June 11th, 2013 @ 1:56pm by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Here's one way to cut down on leaks about spy agencies' use of the super-secret FISA court—make the rulings public. Eight senators from both parties backed a bill today that would bring far more transparency to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, reports Roll Call. They want key rulings from the court declassified in the wake of last week's leaked reports in the Guardian andWashington Post. The Hill notes that the bipartisan group of eight ranges from Al Franken on the left to Tea Party favorite Mike Lee.

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