Hall of Mirrors

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We’ve written at length about how the rules of the congressional intelligence committees make it difficult to do real oversight of the intelligence community, but at a more fundamental level, they stymie efforts to legislate on intelligence matters. Sen. Ron Wyden’s experience in trying to legislate in this hall of mirrors is very instructive. Brian Beutler reports.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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