January 28, 2008 | By Tim Jones

Critical Senate Vote on Surveillance Imminent

The Senate is poised to make its most critical vote yet on illegal government surveillance this afternoon at 4:30pm ET. There are still a few hours left to phone your Senator and tell them to stand up for your rights. Our allies in DC tell us this vote really could go in either direction, so your call will make a real difference.

Meanwhile, here's a roundup of recent discussion of FISA here, on the blogs and in the media:

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