A trio of Democratic House Committee Chairmen are stepping up the fight against bill this week, vowing to beat back a controversial proposal to grant retroactive amnesty to companies accused of illegally spying on Americans. There will be no accountability for domestic spying and few levers for a thorough investigation. And the next President will inherit an office with growing power and receding legitimacy, a dynamic reinforced by Congress and unlikely to abate when even would-be presidents refuse to stand up for the rule of law.'s surveillance Barack Obama
Monday, February 11, 2008
"Dems Fight Spying with Clinton and Obama MIA"
Ari Melber (The Nation):