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Senate blocks measures to extend NSA program

The developments, coming in a rare overnight session, leave in doubt the ability of Congress to keep alive a program many feel is critical to national security ...

3:15 AM ET CNN POLITICS

Senate blocks extension of Patriot Act provisions

hree key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire on June 1 unless the Senate resolves a stalemate with the House over the future of the sweeping ...

1:32 AM ET USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Senate Blocks Bill on N.S.A. Surveillance

The Republican-led Senate voted 57-42, short of the 60 votes needed, to move ahead on a House bill that would have ended the National Security Agency’s bulk ...

12:59 AM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Here's why the TPP is such a big deal

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Is it different from "trade promotion authority"? And why do either of them matter? Your questions are answered.

May 22 CNN POLITICS

National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Veterans Hospital Construction Resumes

Construction crews returned to work Friday after the United States Senate approved a last-minute deal to avoid a construction shutdown at a troubled veterans’ ...

May 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

U.S. Flies Over a Chinese Project at Sea, and Beijing Objects

The Chinese are unhappy that the U.S. Navy is watching a huge reclamation project to turn reefs into islands in the Spratly Islands, a group of reefs in the ...

May 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Military Deaths in ISIS Operations

The Department of Defense has identified four American service members who have died supporting the operation to eliminate the Islamic State militant group.

May 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

U.S. and Cuban Negotiators Can’t Quite Seal a Deal

Representatives from both nations met at the State Department but emerged without a deal and only a promise to continue talking.

May 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

G.O.P. Candidates Take Tougher Tone at Forum

In Oklahoma City, Republican presidential hopefuls — including Jeb Bush and Govs. Scott Walker and Chris Christie — moved to contrast themselves with others in ...

May 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS