New restrictions were put in place after last month shootings in San Bernandino, Calif. and Paris.
Rep. Thomas Massie argued the deal is a treaty not subject to House approval.
"Clearly we changed the tide last night," says Thomas Massie, a Rand Paul ally.
The Surveillance State Repeal Act would overhaul spying laws like no other NSA reform effort.
Conservatives are stalling the proceedings.
Its sponsor said the measure would increase transparency.
Five House Republicans defected from their ranks on the Wednesday vote to authorize the party's...
The White House opposes the bill but hasn't threatened a veto.
“In an effort to prune every tree, all the intellectual property in the United States, we could...
The remarks are ammo for GOP critics trying to draft a conservative to challenge him.
Lawmakers aren’t done reforming the nation's spying laws.
Two GOP lawmakers attended a pro forma session to block any surprise moves.
From education to baked goods, lawmakers celebrated the mathematical meaning of March 14.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is a co-sponsor.
The action is a formal rebuke to House leaders for quietly slipping a controversial measure on "...
The measure would prohibit funding to enforce D.C.'s handgun ban and other laws.
House voted 293-123 to block intel agencies from conducting warrantless searches.