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Sen. Rand Paul Says He’s Suing Obama Administration Over NSA ‘Snooping on the American People’

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski</i><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he is filing a class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of the National Security Agency. And on his campaign website, he’s urging Americans to join …

Rand Paul Gives Obama’s NSA Speech an ‘A’ for Effort, ‘C’ for Content

It looks like Pres­id­ent Obama’s latest re­forms to the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency’s sur­veil­lance pro­gram did not sat­is­fy Sen. Rand Paul.<p>The …

Pols praise, pan Obama NSA plan

President Barack Obama’s proposed reforms to the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection programs sparked a flurry of dueling praise and criticism from Capitol Hill.<p>At issue is that too much of the existing program — allowing the NSA to vacuum up millions of telecommunications records — …

Paul uses suit to boost campaign

Rand Paul’s move to sue the National Security Agency is his latest expression of outrage about government overreach and invasion of privacy.<p>It’s also an unusual play by the likely presidential candidate to advance his political ambitions.<p>Largely unnoticed in Paul’s effort is this: the names and …

Rand Paul: ‘We will go’ to the Supreme Court on NSA surveillance

By Brian Fung<p>, Reporter<p>Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will be plastered all over television tonight giving responses to President Obama's State of the Union address. But Tuesday morning, Paul had a different agenda.<p>Asked at a Washington conference whether a legal challenge to the NSA's phone records …