Sen. Dianne Feinstein has received three times as much as her idealogical opponent in the debate over NSA spying.
Not only does the USA Freedom Act address a number of NSA-related privacy concerns, it actually could pass.
FISA Court judge Reggie Walton challenged statistics indicating that the secret court approves almost every surveillence request it receives.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, originally introduced in 1986, which would bring the act's privacy protections into the 21st century.
The Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Thursday for a law that should make online snooping more difficult.
Holy conflict of interest, Batman! Sen. Patrick Leahy, known for his support of pro-Hollywood copyright legislation, has cameos in The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.