The Senate today passed the House's Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) overhaul, voting 69 to 28 in favor of the bill.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat McConnell names Senate GOP tax conferees Brent Budowsky: A plea to Alabama voters MORE (R-Ky.) praised the bill's passage. "Today the Senate ensured that our national security officials have the tools they need to help protect our country from future terrorist attacks.