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Nsa Surveillance Program Extended By Court, Intelligence Officials Say


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Reggie B. Walton, U.S. District Court

Reggie B. Walton. A judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Walton is the presiding judge on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. He was nominated to the bench by President George W. Bush in 2001 after a career as a prosecutor, D.C. superior court judge, and White House adviser on crime for President George H.W. Bush.

Credit: U.S. DC District Court

A secret court on Friday extended the National Security Agency's authority to collect and store the phone records of tens of millions of American cellphone customers, the top U.S. intelligence official confirmed.

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