Post Politics: Edward Snowden


Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Rand Paul: Snowden doesn’t deserve the death penalty or life in prison

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) acknowledges that Edward Snowden broke the law, but says harsh punishment would be “inappropriate.”

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 01/02/2014

New York Times: Give Snowden clemency

The editorial board says Snowden is a “whistle-blower” who deserves credit for exposing a surveillance program that has gone too far.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:24 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Full statement from White House on canceling Putin meeting

President Obama had been scheduled to meet with Putin during next month's G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:48 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 07/28/2013

Feinstein suggests Snowden might have given info to China, Russia

"You've got to ask, why did he choose those two?" The intelligence committee chairwoman says.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:31 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Americans turn against Edward Snowden

A majority of Americans -- 53 percent -- now say the Snowden should be charged with a crime for his leaks.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:16 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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