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2006-02-06 17:29:38

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic senators tangled on Monday with Attorney General Alberto Gonzales over his defense of the Bush administration's electronic eavesdropping program, with one accusing him of skirting all questions relevant to the congressional probe.

2006-02-06 14:27:49

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable "early warning system" against attacks, denying accusations the White House had broken the law.

2006-02-06 11:51:36

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday strongly defended the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program as an indispensable "early warning system" against attacks, denying accusations the White House had broken the law.

2006-02-05 16:27:06

By Jackie Frank and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reut

2006-02-05 11:29:43

By Jackie Frank WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. domestic eavesdropping program targets only people suspected of ties to al Qaeda and there is no broad net cast over Americans' communications overseas, the architect of the effort said on Sunday. Air Force Gen.

2006-01-27 07:55:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than half of Americans approve of the White House's domestic eavesdropping program to fight terrorism, but nearly two-thirds worry that Americans' civil liberties could be threatened by U.S. antiterrorism programs, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll.

2006-01-26 23:33:07

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush insisted on Thursday his decision to allow spying on Americans' international telephone calls was legal and said he would resist changing laws governing such action if it meant revealing secrets to an enemy.

2006-01-26 23:25:00

More than half of Americans approve of the White House's domestic eavesdropping program to fight terrorism, but nearly two-thirds worry that Americans' civil liberties could be threatened by U.S. antiterrorism programs, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll.

2006-01-26 14:06:11

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Thursday insisted his decision to allow spying on Americans' international telephone calls was legal and said he would resist changing laws governing such action if it meant revealing secrets to an enemy.

2006-01-23 16:50:19

By Steve Holland MANHATTAN, Kansas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush rejected charges his domestic eavesdropping program was illegal on Monday, while other administration officials said the war on terrorism has made the federal law on electronic surveillance outdated.


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