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Leahy On Surveillance, Patriot Act

J. Scott Applewhite
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt).

Congress is debating the renewal of some sections of the USA Patriot Act, which expire in a few weeks. The law allows will the federal government to conduct massive phone surveillance efforts, which Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy wants to curtail.

"If we pick up everything, do we have anything?" asks Leahy, in him argument to restrict the government's access to these records. Leahy is our guest Friday on Vermont Edition for a live interview on this and other issues.

Broadcast live on Fri., May 1, 2015 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.