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House to weigh limits on surveillance programs

The House will consider legislation that would cut off funds for the National Security Agency's surveillance programs and imposes limits on the operations. Full story

Treat Americans as citizens, not suspects

The recent headline-making stories of our government’s out-of-control surveillance activities expose a fundamental truth: The executive branch now views every American as a potential suspect first, and as a citizen second. Full story

Eclectic group sues U.S. government over phone data surveillance

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A diverse collection of groups, including a gun manufacturer and marijuana legalization advocates, sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, alleging that the National Security Agency conducts unlawful dragnet surveillance of telephone calls. Full story

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  National Security: Silicon Valley vs. Washington

Tech companies are being criticized for cooperating too closely with the National Security Agency when it comes to sharing data. CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Jon Fortt, discuss.

  NSA surveillance, the FISA court, and the 4th amendment

The Up panelists talk about what the “check” is on NSA surveillance and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court whose opinions are classified.

  Hayden on surveillance: What we’re doing now was established during the Bush administration

Gen. Michael Hayden joins the Morning Joe panel and expresses his surprise over the NSA leak especially the details regarding the FISA court order. Hayden shares examples with the panel of how the government’s surveillance program thwarted potential terrorist attacks.

  Congressmen push NSA to declassify records

As the National Security Agency works to assess the damage from the documents leaked by Edward Snowden, members of Congress are requesting information be declassified so they can review it. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

  NSA's surveillance program violates First Amendment

The ACLU has filed suit against the director of national intelligence, claiming the secret surveillance program violates the right to free speech as well as the right to privacy. Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of senators has proposed a bill that would declassify secret legal opinions reached by the

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A general view of the large former monitoring base of the U.S. intelligence organization National Security Agency in Bad Aibling south of Munich, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, gesture as they shout slogans during a march to demand Yemen's National Security Agency be disbanded, in Sanaa
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Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, gesture as they shout slogans during a march to demand Yemen's National Security Agency be disbanded, in Sanaa July 19, 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)