Politics & Government

Politics & Government

It’s easy for the government to read your old emails. Why won’t the Senate fix that?

For more than three decades, a little-known loophole in federal law has allowed the government to read Americans’ emails without a warrant, as long as the messages are more than six months old. House Democrats and Republicans, who rarely agree on anything, unified behind a bill to close that loophole. But the Senate is balking.

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CIA director’s Wichita house up for auction

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo is auctioning his house on March 18.
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CIA director’s Wichita house up for auction 2:52

CIA director’s Wichita house up for auction

Former Wichita mayor announces run for governor 2:14

Former Wichita mayor announces run for governor

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wants to build an airport to rival KCI 1:28

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wants to build an airport to rival KCI

Libertarians pick candidate for special election 1:31

Libertarians pick candidate for special election