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Tue July 9, 2013
FBI Confirmation Hearing Reopens Debate Over Surveillance
Originally published on Tue July 9, 2013 6:00 pm
James Comey, the president's choice for FBI director, had a relatively easy time fielding questions Tuesday at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Lawmakers wanted to know about surveillance, waterboarding and other controversial issues, but they posed their questions gently.