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The 2016 election shows just how hard it is to kill a conspiracy theory

Once they enter the national consciousness, conspiracy theories just won't die.

On Dec 30, 2019 by Mike Rothschild

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House fails to pass amendment curbing government surveillance

The amendment was backed by a number of civil rights and internet rights groups.

On Jun 19, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich


What is Spygate, Trump’s favorite new conspiracy theory?

It's an old scandal the president has decided to rebrand.

On Jun 21, 2018 by Mike Rothschild

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Inside the conservative echo chamber that propelled #ReleaseTheMemo

It was hard to ignore #ReleaseTheMemo. But perhaps that is exactly what was intended.  

On Mar 9, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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What is FISA, the surveillance act tearing Congress apart?

It's tearing Congress apart.

On Mar 6, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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What FISA renewal means for the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield agreement

Some in the EU aren't happy with the deal.

On Feb 10, 2018 by Jonathan Keane

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House votes to release Democrats’ memo as Nunes walks back biggest claim

The memo wars will never end.

On Feb 6, 2018 by David Covucci

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Former FBI director James Comey on FISA memo: ‘That’s it?’

Meanwhile, a judge has denied the release of Comey's own classified memos.

On Feb 2, 2018 by David Gilmour

James Comey tweeted to defend the FBI for standing up against 'weasels and liars' amid tensions over the Nunes memo.

Comey tweets in defense of FBI, condemns ‘weasels and liars’

'All should appreciate the FBI speaking up.'

On Feb 1, 2018 by Kris Seavers

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and his controversial FISA memo are facing some extreme push back.

Nunes’ FISA memo faces tremendous push back as president reportedly OKs release

Trump reportedly is going to OK the memo's release on Friday.

On Feb 1, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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Democrat claims FISA memo was significantly altered before going to Trump

The fight over the memo continues.

On Feb 1, 2018 by David Covucci

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House Republicans demand release of FISA abuse memo via Twitter

The memo is thought to contain details on possible surveillance abuse against the Trump campaign.

On Jan 19, 2018 by David Gilmour

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Trump rails against FISA before vote—because it targeted his campaign

The president's tweet could complicate today's vote.

On Jan 11, 2018 by David Covucci

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Tech giants urge Congress to enact FISA surveillance reforms

Facebook, Google, Amazon, and more are preparing for a major battle on Capitol Hill.

On May 26, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Rep. Nunes says Trump team caught up in legal intel collection post-election

Rep. Nunes could not confirm if President Trump was surveilled or whether collection took place at Trump Tower.

On Mar 22, 2017 by Dell Cameron