The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen is joined by three top experts to look at the constitutional future of the Patriot Act’s controversial Section 215, which allows the NSA to collect the phone records of Americans.
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When it comes to NSA surveillance programs and new legislation, Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz agree, while Rand Paul and Marco Rubio don’t. Here is a quick look at where some presumptive and declared presidential candidates stand on this constitutional issue.
Senator Rand Paul and a few colleagues will try to block an extension of the controversial Patriot Act provisions using a filibuster, Paul confirmed Monday in an interview.
Congress faces a big task this month trying to decide the fate of the controversial Section 215 program, which allows the NSA to collect huge amounts of phone records. So what exactly are its options?
In this commentary, Chris Edelson from American University says the definition of executive powers within the Constitution must be addressed during the 2016 campaign process.