Sorry youre still stuck in Russia somewhere, Ed.
Sorry you're still stuck in Russia somewhere, Ed. Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com

Wow, this breaking news is promising. The Senate is another story, of course, but this debate is important and, it goes without saying, would never have happened if not for that guy on that sign above.

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Glenn Greenwald points out that this is the "first time since 9/11 that powers justified in the name of terrorism will be reduced rather than increased."