The government surveillance of U.S. citizens will be examined by a Senate committee tomorrow, two days after the National Security Agency director defended the spy agency’s tactics, saying they comply with legal constraints.
Senator Saxby Chambliss, a Georgia Republican, said it’s “imperative” that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be removed, adding that he favors imposing a no- fly zone if the military determines it’s necessary.
A Republican takeover of the House of Representatives and other election victories yesterday may mean that U.S. subsidies aiding ethanol producers will be cut after the party pledged to reduce government spending.
Republican U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia cited frustration with “legislative gridlock” in announcing he won’t seek a third term next year, giving Democrats their first opportunity to win an open Senate seat in 2014.