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US Lawmakers Call for Surveillance Reformsi
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January 16, 2014 11:12 PM
As President Barack Obama prepares to unveil reforms to the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies, some lawmakers are already calling on Congress to act to protect the privacy and civil liberties of those whose phone and e-mail records are being collected. The president is expected to turn to Congress to help establish limits on government surveillance. VOA Congressional Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.

US Lawmakers Call for Surveillance Reforms

Published January 16, 2014

As President Barack Obama prepares to unveil reforms to the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies, some lawmakers are already calling on Congress to act to protect the privacy and civil liberties of those whose phone and e-mail records are being collected. The president is expected to turn to Congress to help establish limits on government surveillance. VOA Congressional Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.


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