Former Senator E-Mails Snowden: You've Done the Right Thing

Gordon Humphrey served two terms in the Senate as a Republican representing New Hampshire from 1979 to 1990 after defeating a three-term incumbent


A former U.S. senator from New Hampshire had an email exchange with Edward Snowden, the controversial man who made public programs used by the U.S. government to monitor cellphone and Internet activity.

Gordon Humphrey, of Chichester, wrote an email to Snowden praising his actions, The Guardian newspaper, based in Britain, reported Tuesday.