FBI nominee says surveillance can be 'valuable tool' in law enforcement but needs oversight

  • by: PETE YOST , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 9, 2013 - 8:15 PM

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's nominee to become the next FBI director, James Comey, told members of Congress on Tuesday that federal judges who oversee government intelligence programs are "anything but a rubber stamp." But Comey also agreed to work with legislators to improve the laws governing surveillance activities.

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