Sen. Patty Murray raised a frequent concern -- that the White House has refused to fully describe the program to lawmakers and dodged questions.

"Today's press reports that our government is amassing phone records of millions of ordinary Americans are very concerning. It is yet another example of the administration keeping Congress and the American people in the dark on issues of national security," she said. - (Full Article)

- Seattle Post-Intelligencer - May 12, 2006