Office of the Attorney General

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Office of the Attorney General

Created in 1789, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) heads the Department of Justice and serves as chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government. The Attorney General is nominated by the President and is confirmed by the Senate. The AG represents the United States in legal matters and advises the President and the heads of the executive departments.

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EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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The clock is ticking on Section 215 sunset, but the Senate is in stalemate on NSA spying powers: https://eff.org/r.tpwa

May 22 @ 10:58pm

BREAKING: At the behest of @SenateMajLdr, the Senate will meet Sunday, May 31st in the afternoon, mere hours before Section 215 expires.

May 22 @ 10:20pm

BREAKING: Senator Rand Paul objecting to even one more day of extending Section 215.

May 22 @ 10:08pm
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