http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0307240360jul24,1,4334481.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed The Justice Department has objected to a surprising House vote against covert "sneak and peek" searches in criminal investigations, a move sponsors said reflected civil liberties concerns raised by the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act, the Associated Press reports. By a bipartisan 309-118 vote, the House struck the first serious blow against the law, passed shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks. The Patriot Act strengthened . . .
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