Dodd Succeeds in Delaying Wiretapping Bill

After an eight-hour mock filibuster by presidential candidate Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., pulled a controversial bill that would have given phone companies immunity from lawsuits brought by people who believed their civil rights were abrogated when, after 9/11, the companies gave the government access to their data without requiring a warrant. Dodd and the other Democratic senators running for president opposed the immunity provision in the...Full Story
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