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Stop force-feeding Guantanamo prisoners: Senator

GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein urged the Pentagon on Wednesday to stop force-feeding hunger-striking prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and called the practice "out of step" with medical ethics and international norms.Full story

Senator Feinstein eyes limits to NSA contractors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Thursday that Congress would consider legislation to limit government contractors' access to certain classified information. Full story

Lawmakers urge review of domestic spying, Patriot Act

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers called on Sunday for a review of the government's monitoring of phone and Internet activities, and one Democrat urged a reopening of the Patriot Act, the post-September 11, 2001 law that gave intelligence agencies broader surveillance powers. Full story

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Top Talkers: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is encouraging the video game industry to make changes to games, making sure they don't glorify assault weapons. The Morning Joe panel uses Feinstein's comments to discuss media violence and why the president needs to address the Democrats for not going

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