Business groups want to limit Patriot Act

The Associated Press reports Some of the nation's most powerful business groups are splitting with the Bush administration over whether to restrict the anti-terror USA Patriot Act.

The business groups complained to Congress on Wednesday that the Patriot Act makes it too easy for the government to get confidential business records. That put them at odds with one of President Bush's top priorities — the unfettered extension of the law passed after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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