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September 24, 2009

DEMOCRATS WANT TO 'REFORM' PATRIOT ACT BY GIVING IT ANOTHER CYNICAL NAME

Chicago Tribune - The USA Patriot Act, a favorite of the Bush administration's fight against terrorism, may be renamed later this year as the Justice Act at the hands of congressional Democrats. But the law, including its provisions that gave FBI agents more leeway to search computers and bank records, is likely to survive, albeit with changes to limit who can be searched.

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