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Senate Panel Debates NSA Domestic Phone Taps

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Senate Panel Debates NSA Domestic Phone Taps

Senate Panel Debates NSA Domestic Phone Taps

Senate Panel Debates NSA Domestic Phone Taps

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Reports that the National Security Agency has compiled a database of telephone numbers with the help of U.S. phone companies leads the Senate Judiciary Committee to table its agenda for an immediate debate over the allegations.

Lawmakers and privacy advocates are decrying what they describe as preparations for the surveillance of domestic phone calls.

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