Tuesday, December 20, 2005
The agreement will keep in place controversial provisions such as the ability of U.S. officials to pry into Americans' library records and to authorize 'roving wiretaps.' The Senate version of the bill had been less aggressive.
Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) says he will filibuster the new agreement. The six senators opposing the conference report are: Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID), Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AL) and Sen. John Sununu (R-NH)."