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Senate fails to keep NSA surveillance programs from expiring

Fox News

The Senate failed Sunday to strike a deal to extend the NSA’s phone surveillance program before the midnight deadline. Members of the GOP-controlled chamber returned Sunday to Capitol Hill in a last-ditch effort to extend the National Security Agency’s authority to collect Americans' phone records in bulk to search for terror connections and to authorize two other programs under the post-9/11 Patriot Act.