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Manchin Compares NSA To 'Big Brother'

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Manchin said he is hopeful that the proposal by the surveillance advisory panel that urged President Obama to curb the NSA's spying powers will bring about surveillance reform.

"How do we protect the privacies of each and every American, but also protect the security of our country?" Manchin asked. "There's a fine balance there."