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Patriot Act amendment fails in House

GOP maneuver dooms measure

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / July 9, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- House Republicans yesterday beat back what was shaping up as a successful attempt to rewrite a controversial provision of the USA Patriot Act, by more than doubling the time usually alloted for a floor vote so that House leaders could persuade enough fellow Republicans to change their votes and the outcome. The reversal spared the White House a ... (Full Article: 744 Words)

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