Over the last dozen years, whistleblowers at the National Security Agency have had a rough track record, facing FBI raids and lawsuits. NSA/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Speaker John Boehner prepares to speak to the media after the House passed the USA Freedom Act, an NSA reform bill aimed at restricting access to Americans' phone records. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Glenn Greenwald in April, arriving in the U.S. for the first time since documents were disclosed to him by former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in front of the federal district court in Washington, where he filed his lawsuit against the Obama administration and the NSA. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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