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Day February 16, 2008

Whitehouse: President Playing Political Games On Foreign Intelligence

Washington, DC—Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island delivers this week’s Democratic Radio Address.  Whitehouse, a former U.S. Attorney and Rhode Island Attorney General who sits on the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary Committees, urges the President to work with Congress to give our intelligence professionals the tools they need to do their jobs while protecting Americans’…


Pelosi-Reid Joint Statement on FISA

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement this afternoon on the expiration of the Protect America Act: "The Protect America Act will expire only because the President and congressional Republicans refused to approve an extension of that law. Their true concern here is not national security.…