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Pres. Bush Wants to Make Some Patriot Act Provisions Permanent

While attending a campaign event in Buffalo, New York, where the first successful prosecution under the Patriot Act took place that he would like to see certain provisions of the Patriot Act due to expire next year become permanent. That case involved six Arab-Americans who pleaded guilty of violating the law by visiting a al Qaeda training camp in Afgahanistan prior to the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Bush blends fund-raising with effort to extend Patriot Act
, Indianapolis Star, April 21, 2004