SECTION 215 OF THE PATRIOT ACT SET TO EXPIRE.. X X X  WHITE HOUSE WANTS  A ‘SHORT-LIVED’ LAPSE X X X  SENATOR RAND PAUL BECOMES THE ROADBLOCK This is how the AP summed up the result of the Sunday Randstand on the Senate chambers: Although the lapse in the programs may be brief, intelligence officials warned … Read moreMIDNIGHT IN AMERICA