"Same team": Both Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich have their unpopular views, but when it comes down to righting the wrongs of the Bush administration, they would do what's right.
The bill was sponsored by Representatives Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Ron Paul (R-Texas), with 27 co-sponsors, all Democrats (except Ron Paul, who has strong Libertarian leanings and frequently votes independently from most other Neo-Conservative Republicans). The intent was to review the USA PATRIOT Act to make sure it does not "inappropriately undermine civil liberties." Its name, as described in Sec. 2, No. 1, refers to Benjamin Franklin's famous quote, "Those who would give up Essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."