USA Freedom Act
The government has acted on all 22 recommendations made after the Snowden leaks.
Marco Rubio co-wrote an op-ed calling for more "lawful intelligence tools."
Cruz's campaign is demanding that Rubio walks back his claim about NSA reform.
The controversial surveillance program was shut down under the USA Freedom Act.
The NSA is on track to end its controversial bulk collection of phone records on Nov. 29.
At stake is the future viability of the world's most important economic relationship.
The court decided that a temporary lapse of Patriot Act powers did not handicap the NSA.
The NSA is taking steps to turn its massive collection of Americans’ phone records back on.
Obama signed the USA Freedom Act into law on Tuesday evening.
Boehner's comments drew a contrast with both Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell.
Still, Sen. Mike Lee acknowledged that the fight could be delayed to next week.
There appears to be a major shift in surveillance and counterterror policies on the horizon.
Rubio's attacks were "Alinsky-like" and "knowingly false," Cruz said.
FBI Director James Comey's assessment is at odds with prominent hawks.
Debate will continue over impact of the program's shutdown on national security.
"Now is not the time to sacrifice our national security for political talking points," he said.
The judges deferred to Congress on allowing the surveillance to continue for 180 days.
The court is simply following what the USA Freedom Act says.
Foreign customers are leaving U.S. tech companies because of surveillance concerns.
“I believe that we’re not decreasing our ability to protect the American people at all.”
"Clearly we changed the tide last night," says Thomas Massie, a Rand Paul ally.
"They’re looking for the seams to operate within,” John Brennan said.
“This is the most optimistic opportunity I’ve seen in a long time," he said.
Loretta Lynch is adding to the chorus of pressure from the Obama administration.