Lawmakers and tech groups heralded last week’s announcement that the United States and European Union had reached an agreement to allow American companies to send data from European servers across the Atlantic. But it’s already becoming clear that the deal isn’t solving all worries about online privacy. The agreement is a massive boon for tech and… read more

Lawmakers and tech groups heralded last week’s announcement that the United States and European Union had reached an agreement to allow American companies to send data from European servers across the Atlantic. But it’s already becoming clear that the deal isn’t solving all worries about online privacy. The agreement is a massive boon for tech and… read more

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Partisan gridlock in Washington and the increasingly high-stakes fight over issues that could cost various industry groups tens of millions of dollars are fueling expensive and explosive races in states across the country, adding new layers of complexity in an election year already expected to generate more spending than any other cycle in history. Only… read more

Partisan gridlock in Washington and the increasingly high-stakes fight over issues that could cost various industry groups tens of millions of dollars are fueling expensive and explosive races in states across the country, adding new layers of complexity in an election year already expected to generate more spending than any other cycle in history. Only… read more

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A scattered field of Republican presidential contenders and a complex set of delegate allocation rules appear increasingly likely to conspire to create the first truly contested political convention in the modern television era. Somewhere in a fancy office in Los Angeles, Mark Burnett — the brains behind Survivor, The Apprentice and Sarah Palin’s Alaska —… read more

A scattered field of Republican presidential contenders and a complex set of delegate allocation rules appear increasingly likely to conspire to create the first truly contested political convention in the modern television era. Somewhere in a fancy office in Los Angeles, Mark Burnett — the brains behind Survivor, The Apprentice and Sarah Palin’s Alaska —… read more

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After winning New Hampshire’s presidential primaries by wide margins, New York real estate magnate Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders are soaring to new heights among their respective party’s voters, a new Morning Consult poll finds, signaling momentum as voters in new states prepare to weigh in. Trump, who doubled his nearest rival in Tuesday’s… read more

After winning New Hampshire’s presidential primaries by wide margins, New York real estate magnate Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders are soaring to new heights among their respective party’s voters, a new Morning Consult poll finds, signaling momentum as voters in new states prepare to weigh in. Trump, who doubled his nearest rival in Tuesday’s… read more

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After runaway victories in New Hampshire, Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders both got their highest levels of national party support ever seen in Morning Consult polling. Sanders’ sizable New Hampshire victory earned him 39 percent of Democratic voters in our national poll conducted immediately after the primary. That put Sanders seven percentage points behind… read more

After runaway victories in New Hampshire, Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders both got their highest levels of national party support ever seen in Morning Consult polling. Sanders’ sizable New Hampshire victory earned him 39 percent of Democratic voters in our national poll conducted immediately after the primary. That put Sanders seven percentage points behind… read more

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Every day in the United States, 129 people die from a drug overdose. Drug overdose is the current leading cause of accidental death in the country, having surpassed traffic fatalities. Overdoses resulting from the use of heroin and misuse of prescription drugs is fueling this epidemic.  The age-adjusted drug overdose death rate in 2014 was… read more

Every day in the United States, 129 people die from a drug overdose. Drug overdose is the current leading cause of accidental death in the country, having surpassed traffic fatalities. Overdoses resulting from the use of heroin and misuse of prescription drugs is fueling this epidemic.  The age-adjusted drug overdose death rate in 2014 was… read more

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Recently, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared daily fantasy sports played on technology platforms like DraftKings and FanDuel, two growing and popular daily fantasy sports websites, illegal, claiming they violate the state’s law against gambling. This follows New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s lawsuit and granted temporary injunction to stop these two companies from operating in… read more

Recently, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared daily fantasy sports played on technology platforms like DraftKings and FanDuel, two growing and popular daily fantasy sports websites, illegal, claiming they violate the state’s law against gambling. This follows New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s lawsuit and granted temporary injunction to stop these two companies from operating in… read more

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Lawmakers are trying to pre-empt a forthcoming rule from the Labor Department rule that will set out new requirements for retirement investment advisors.  The measure, known as the SAVERS Act or H.R. 4294, picked up steam in the House last week when two panels approved it. Following that, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) introduced a companion bill in the… read more

Lawmakers are trying to pre-empt a forthcoming rule from the Labor Department rule that will set out new requirements for retirement investment advisors.  The measure, known as the SAVERS Act or H.R. 4294, picked up steam in the House last week when two panels approved it. Following that, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) introduced a companion bill in the… read more

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There may be nothing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) can say to convince skeptical right-wing colleagues to support elevated spending levels in a budget this year. Ultimately, their concerns aren’t with him; they are with the Senate. House conservatives want assurances that if they vote for higher spending, they can get concrete results in return,… read more

There may be nothing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) can say to convince skeptical right-wing colleagues to support elevated spending levels in a budget this year. Ultimately, their concerns aren’t with him; they are with the Senate. House conservatives want assurances that if they vote for higher spending, they can get concrete results in return,… read more

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