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Conservative Republican who co-authored Patriot Act proposes bill to curtail NSA surveillance in wake of Snowden revelations

The conservative Republican who co-authored the US Patriot Act is preparing to unveil bipartisan legislation that would dramatically curtail the domestic surveillance powers it gives to intelligence agencies. Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who worked with president George W Bush to give more power to US intelligence agencies after the September 11…

Author of UK’s Terrorism Act says it was never meant for situations like David Miranda

In the US, we’ve had one of the key authors of the Patriot Act, Jim Sensenbrenner, speak out strongly, saying that the NSA interpretation of the law appears to be completely different than what was meant when the bill was written. It looks like something…  …

Sensenbrenner will apologize to First Lady for ‘large posterior’ remark

FishbowlDC reports that an aide to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) has stated that the Congressman will be contacting the office of First Lady Michelle Obama to apologize for a remark he made regarding what he alleged was Obama’s “large posterior.” Yesterday, Sensenbrenner was overheard speaking loudly into his cell phone…

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