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Obama calls for changes to Patriot Act, surveillance procedures
WASHINGTON -- In an effort to quell growing public unease, President Obama released new information about domestic spying, called on Congress to change the Patriot Act to increase oversight and safeguards, and urged lawmakers to consider allowing adversaries to appear against the government for the first time in the secret court that authorizes surveillance.
By Christi Parsons and Ken Dilanian
August 9, 2013