Blog of Rights

Rules Discussion to Be Followed by Floor Debate

By Lisa Graves, Legislative Counsel at 8:09am
This afternoon the House Rules Committee will be considering requests of Members to be able to bring up amendments to the Patriot Act reauthorization on the floor for a debate beginning tomorrow.

There appears to be no break in the rush by some in the House to try to force a quick debate on Patriot and vote on making almost all of the powers permanent, later this week.
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