1. Lookin' Back

    Obama: NSA Not Spying at Home

    US President Barack Obama arrives to give a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC on December 20, 2013.   AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

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    In a press conference Friday, President Obama said "I have confidence the NSA is not engaging in domestic surveillence or snooping around." Obama said he believes the NSA's goals and public trust can be reconciled after Edward Snowden's revelations and a legal ruling against the NSA last week. Obama was also asked if 2013 was the worst year of his presidency. "That's not how I think about it," he answered.

    And says the agency's mission can be reconciled with public trust.
    Read it at The Washington Post