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Sen. Heller concerned about NSA expanded surveillance

Republican Sen. Dean Heller, Nevada’s junior senator, is concerned with the expanded role of the National Security Agency and its eavesdropping of phone calls of worldwide leaders. Heller conducted his first rural press conference Wednesday afternoon, but the first-term senator primarily directed his remarks to the NSA and how the agency is overreaching in its surveillance, both domestically and overseas. “The pubic is outraged,” Heller said, referring to the calls and emails he has received regarding the latest allegations of spying. Heller said he and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., are co-sponsoring legislation to rein in the NSA. “We believe there’s …

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