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Facebook plays offense in D.C.
It's a tune that is familiar in Washington: Facebook announces a new product or policy change, and privacy hawks fire back.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Hall's Texas colleagues rally for his re-election
As Rockwall Rep. Ralph Hall, in his fourth decade in Congress, faces his stiffest challenge yet in a runoff next month, he's getting a nearly unanimous show of support from his fellow Texas Republicans.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Austin honored with new flag
EDN photo by Phil Banker / U.S. Representative Joe Barton, along with his son Jack and two other Austin Elementary students, presents a new flag to Austin Principal Denise Winnett.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Gowdy: Dem Rep. Complaints About Six-Figure Salary 'Laughable'
South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy Friday called it "laughable" that lawmakers are underpaid, blasting veteran Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran complaints about a six-figure salary for a job that's "priceless."
Should Members of Congress Make More Than Their $174K?
Most Americans would probably look at someone making $174,000 a year and imagine how a more lucrative income could change their own lives.
Putin Soon to Control Web - Unless YOU Stop Him
Time is ticking and Obama's plan to give away control of the internet to the United Nations is just around the corner on April 23, 2014.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Amarillo drivers get anxious waiting on GM recall parts
The General Motors recall is hitting home in the Panhandle, as locals find themselves among the two million people affected.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
After Venting Over 'Sneaky' Doc-Fix Vote, House GOP Coalesces Behind Ryan Budget
House conservatives unloaded on their Republican leaders in two closed-door meetings Wednesday, a response to last week's maneuver to extend the so-called doc fix with an unexpected voice vote.
Republicans Fear Obama Will Let Russia Seize Internet Power
An Obama administration plan to give up oversight of certain technical Internet functions could open the door to a takeover by authoritarian regimes, Republican lawmakers claimed Wednesday.
US plan to end ICANN oversight could lead to 'Net censorship, lawmakers say
A U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration plan to end its formal relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers could open the door to Internet censorship by China, Russia or Iran, some U.S. lawmakers said.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
New GM Ceo testifies about GM's handling of faulty ignition switches
Wednesday morning Mary Barra testifies again before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Product Safety.
GM chief grilled on slow recall action
The first woman to lead the nation's largest automaker came to Capitol Hill ready to show Congress the company had taken action since first recalling millions of Chevy Cobalts and Saturn Ions, ordering an internal investigation led by a former U.S. attorney, appointing a new high-ranking executive with safety responsibilities and most recently, ... (more)
The Miami Herald
Under fire: GM's Barra deflects hard questions
St Thomas Aquinas catcher Gwen Svekis waits for the ball as Sydney Behr of American Heritage scores the only run of the game Tuesday.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Congress demands answers from GM's CEO on defect
A new study shows that leaders of many academic medical centers sit on the boards of some of the world's biggest drug companies.
13 GM traffic deaths are tied to a 57-cent part
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will look for answers today from GM CEO Mary Barra about a faulty ignition switch and mishandled recall of 2.6 million cars that's been linked to 13 deaths and dozens of crashes.
GM Ceo Barra: 'I am deeply sorry'
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
House Republicans move to block Internet management switch
A group of House Republicans introduced a bill Thursday that would prohibit the Obama administration from moving forward with its announced plans to relinquish oversight of the technical side of the Internet's Web address system.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Punishing Putin fuels energy-export drive in Congress
In the decades after the Arab oil embargo, the United States restricted energy exports to promote self sufficiency as a matter of national security.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Rick Perry pushes 'time-out' for online gambling
In a letter to Congressional leaders and the House and Senate Judiciary committees sent Monday, Perry asked Congress to reverse a 2011 Department of Justice interpretation of the Wire Act that opened the door to legalized online gambling in the states.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Government is Really Bad at Picking Winners, but...:
Light Touch : How smart regulation and technological innovation ruined a perfectly good conservative crusade against government.