We don’t often hear good news from federal regulators, but last week was an exception. The Federal Communications Commission voted in favor of a proposal by Chairman Ajit Pai to roll back its 2015 Title II regulations, the Obama-era internet regulations known as net neutrality.
We don’t often hear good news from federal regulators, but last week was an exception. The Federal Communications Commission voted in favor of a proposal by Chairman Ajit Pai to roll back its 2015 Title II regulations, the Obama-era internet regulations known as net neutrality.
We as a society should welcome commentary from both sides of scientific debates. When it comes to science on which environmental regulations are based, for example, a holistic approach is the only way to move from "trust-me science" to science that has a strong foundation based on the scientific method.
We as a society should welcome commentary from both sides of scientific debates. When it comes to science on which environmental regulations are based, for example, a holistic approach is the only way to move from "trust-me science" to science that has a strong foundation based on the scientific method.
The decision to remove a repeal of debit card swipe-fee limits from the House Republican plan to overhaul the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act has, for the most part, put the measure on a fast-track to House passage once Congress returns from its recess in early June.
The decision to remove a repeal of debit card swipe-fee limits from the House Republican plan to overhaul the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act has, for the most part, put the measure on a fast-track to House passage once Congress returns from its recess in early June.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he has asked federal agencies "to launch a complete review" of sensitive leaks, some about the recent bombing in Manchester and others about investigations into his associates and Russia's involvement in the 2016 U.S. election.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he has asked federal agencies "to launch a complete review" of sensitive leaks, some about the recent bombing in Manchester and others about investigations into his associates and Russia's involvement in the 2016 U.S. election.
As President Donald Trump prepares to attend the Group of Seven Summit in Italy on Friday and Saturday, he has allowed international pressure to build over a decision on whether the United States should stay in the Paris climate agreement.
As President Donald Trump prepares to attend the Group of Seven Summit in Italy on Friday and Saturday, he has allowed international pressure to build over a decision on whether the United States should stay in the Paris climate agreement.
The delicate balance between privacy and security is drawing new scrutiny and debate days after the Manchester, England, attack that killed 22 people on Monday.
The delicate balance between privacy and security is drawing new scrutiny and debate days after the Manchester, England, attack that killed 22 people on Monday.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for Montana's at-large House seat, "should apologize" for allegedly assaulting a reporter. But Ryan stopped short of calling for Gianforte to drop out of the race or threatening not to seat him if he is elected.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for Montana's at-large House seat, "should apologize" for allegedly assaulting a reporter. But Ryan stopped short of calling for Gianforte to drop out of the race or threatening not to seat him if he is elected.
President Donald Trump's tenure in the White House has been controversial, with the frenzy of media coverage snowballing in recent weeks -- and according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey, it's making most Americans nervous.
President Donald Trump's tenure in the White House has been controversial, with the frenzy of media coverage snowballing in recent weeks -- and according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey, it's making most Americans nervous.
The Food and Drug Administration will hold an Advisory Committee meeting today to approve a new biosimilar, the fifth drug approved by the FDA in this new class of treatments that are highly similar to, but not exact copies of, biologic treatments.
The Food and Drug Administration will hold an Advisory Committee meeting today to approve a new biosimilar, the fifth drug approved by the FDA in this new class of treatments that are highly similar to, but not exact copies of, biologic treatments.
In an era where the transient attention of impatient multitudes meets Cambridge Analytica-for-hire, the role of the Senate in our republic is more critical than ever. As citizens, we should worry about the Senate and provide its members the political support they must have to withstand rabble-induced pressure to self-erode their power.
In an era where the transient attention of impatient multitudes meets Cambridge Analytica-for-hire, the role of the Senate in our republic is more critical than ever. As citizens, we should worry about the Senate and provide its members the political support they must have to withstand rabble-induced pressure to self-erode their power.
As families get ready for summer vacations and travel season, it’s important to also recognize how artificial intelligence is helping small businesses in not only the travel industry, but also in the communities you’re visiting each and every day.
As families get ready for summer vacations and travel season, it’s important to also recognize how artificial intelligence is helping small businesses in not only the travel industry, but also in the communities you’re visiting each and every day.
The House Republicans' health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act reduces health insurance premiums compared to previous versions of the legislation, but also cuts the federal deficit less than previously thought, according to a highly-anticipated analysis from the Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday.
The House Republicans' health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act reduces health insurance premiums compared to previous versions of the legislation, but also cuts the federal deficit less than previously thought, according to a highly-anticipated analysis from the Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday.
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Finance Brief: Pence’s Tax Lobbying on Hill Rankles Republican Study Committee Members

Vice President Mike Pence urged House Republican Study Committee Chairman Mark Walker (N.C.) to poll the group’s members on whether they’d support the White House tax outline over the House GOP blueprint, a move that spurred criticism from members. Some RSC members oppose the idea of breaking from the House leadership’s tax plan, which differs in key ways from President Donald Trump’s proposal.

Washington Brief: Montana GOP Candidate in Today’s Special Election Charged With Assaulting Journalist

Greg Gianforte, the GOP candidate in a special House election in Montana, was charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly assaulting a journalist who was asking him about the recent Congressional Budget Office estimate of the American Health Care Act. Gianforte faces Democrat Rob Quist in today’s election to fill the seat left vacant by Ryan Zinke, who now serves as head of the Interior Department.

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