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‘Watered-down’ bill loses support

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 26, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana&shy;busa on Thursday voted against a bill that would restrict the National Security Agency&rsquo;s bulk collection of phone rec&shy;ords, arguing that it was too watered down.</span></p>
<p>Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, had been a co-sponsor of the original bill. But many civil liberties advocates objected to the final version, which was amended after negotiations with the Obama administration.</p>
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U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana­busa on Thursday voted against a bill that would restrict the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone rec­ords, arguing that it was too watered down.

Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, had been a co-sponsor of the original bill. But many civil liberties advocates objected to the final version, which was amended after negotiations with the Obama administration. Login for more...



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