Patriot Act will be signed by an autopen

Capping a week of political bickering and parliamentary delays, the House joined the Senate on Thursday to approve a four-year extension of key provisions of the Patriot Act that are set to expire at midnight.

Because President Barack Obama is traveling in Europe, a White House official said the bill will quickly be signed into law using an autopen, a machine that replicates the president’s signature.

Well, I never.  Replaced by an autopen.
Posted:  05.26.11 @11:49 p.m.

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