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Bush urges Congress to pass wiretap bill

Lawmakers hustle to act before recess

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / August 3, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- Congress is rushing to expand the military's authority to wiretap phone calls and e-mails on US soil. The Bush administration, warning that terrorists may soon attack again, is pressuring lawmakers to approve the legislation before they leave town this weekend for their annual August vacations. (Full article: 900 words)

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