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4 Things To Know: Parts Of Patriot Act Expire, Facebook Protest & More

These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, June 1. They include a protest planned against Facebook as well as a disturbing study on the state of veterans’ brains.

06/01/2015

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U.S. Lawmakers Working Long Hours To Extend Key Patriot Act Provisions

United States Senators worked late Friday night and into Saturday morning, but failed to work out a deal on government surveillance programs.

05/23/2015

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Paulsen Comments On National Security And Government Trust

U S Congressman Erik Paulsen joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Friday

06/07/2013

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Good Question: What Makes A Crime An Act Of Terrorism?

Aurora, Newtown, Boston. All are sites of horrible mass killings. But only the Boston bombings have been labeled an act of terrorism. When is an act of violence a crime and when is it terrorism?

04/22/2013

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Good Question: Why Have There Been So Few Terror Attacks In U.S.?

In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, America changed. Congress passed the Patriot Act. New federal agencies formed to search us at the airport and to look for terrorists at home and abroad.

04/16/2013