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Federal Judge Rules Against Part of Patriot Act

A federal judge in New York rules that a portion of the USA Patriot Act is unconstitutional. The judge said the FBI's power to demand records from companies does not provide sufficient oversight or controls. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

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Larry Abramson is NPR's National Security Correspondent. He covers the Pentagon, as well as issues relating to the thousands of vets returning home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.