Government Shutdown Slows NSA Surveillance Reform Efforts

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October 11, 2013 AT 2:36 PM
NEW YORK -- After a summer of National Security Agency leaks, momentum has shifted to a debate on surveillance reform. But reform efforts in Congress and the courts are hitting a snag: The same government shutdown that's shuttering national parks has also left the NSA and the Justice Department shorthanded, slowing down public records requests and lawsuits.