Questions about government surveillance are coming to a head in Washington this week. Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from a White House-appointed panel on recommendations to reform how the National Security Agency conducts surveillance.

In Tuesday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at how lawmakers are interpreting the panel’s report, plus we heard from G.W. Schulz of the Center for Investigative Reporting about how domestic surveillance affects you.

INSIDER OPINION

While the the debate about domestic data collection continues in Washington, a former NSA Director here in Austin is making his opinion clear. Admiral Bobby Ray Inman teaches at the University of Texas’ LBJ School of Public Affairs. He spoke to our Karina Kling about why he believes the surveillance is needed.

BIG NUMBERS

Plus, the front-runner candidates for governor have released new fundraising numbers, and the totals are impressive. Democratic political strategist Harold Cook joined us to talk about how they could shape the race.