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FISA Search Warrants

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FISA Search Warrants

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FISA Search Warrants

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NPR's Larry Abramson reports on the tension between Congress and the Justice Department over secret search warrants intended to help identify terrorists. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing today on whether the Justice Department is using the special procedures to conduct more ordinary criminal investigations, which are supposed to be controlled by stricter protections for the suspect.