Senate Judiciary Antitrust Panel Grills Google Exec On Online AdvertisingA Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive over the company’s powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers look hopefully toward an expected antitrust case against the tech giant by the Trump administration.
Who Would Replace Kamala Harris In Senate? Talk Sets Off California Guessing GameThe possible election of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as vice president has kicked off widespread speculation in California about who might replace her.
Trump Expected To Sign Senate-Approved Fix For Small Business Coronavirus ReliefThe Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.
Pelosi, Dems Power $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package Through House; Bill Moves On To SenateDemocrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country.
Rep. Schiff, California Senators Introduce Bipartisan Plan To Examine U.S. Coronavirus ResponseRep. Adam Schiff and Senators Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris introduced a plan to establish a bipartisan commission to thoroughly examine the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Economic Rescue Package, Largest Relief Bill In U.S. HistoryThe Senate has passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The 883-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history.
Coronavirus Update: Senate, White House Agree On Historic $2 Trillion Economic Stimulus PackageThe White House has reached an agreement with Senate leaders on a massive stimulus package to help kickstart the U.S. economy after workers and businesses were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In DC To Privately Meet With LawmakersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.
Medical Marijuana May Soon Be Administered At California K-12 SchoolsCalifornia schools may soon allow parents to administer medical marijuana to their children on K-12 campuses.
California Could Become First State To Ban Racial Discrimination Based On HairdoThe California Senate voted 37-0 to update the state's anti-discrimination law's definition of race to include hairstyles, such as braids and dreadlocks. The bill now heads to the state Assembly.
Kavanaugh Has Votes To Be Confirmed To Supreme Court After Collins, Manchin Commit Brett Kavanaugh is set to become the Supreme Court justice who inaugurates a conservative majority for a generation, after wavering Republicans closed ranks to give him sufficient votes for confirmation in a historic victory for President Donald Trump.
Senate GOP, Dems Battle Over Secret FBI Report On KavanaughA high-stakes partisan row quickly broke out Thursday over a confidential FBI report about allegations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago.
Russian Election Meddling: Should Tech Giants Have Known?There were signs, some say telltale signs, of Russians using social media to meddle in last year's U.S. elections long before tech companies wised up to it.
Russia-Linked Facebook Campaign Ads ReleasedLawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and whip up tensions around divisive social issues.
Senate Urges Social Media Firms To Do More In Fighting Russian MeddlingRepresentatives from Facebook, Twitter and Goggle struggled at times to defend themselves against complaints they didn’t act quickly or thoroughly enough as it became evident that Russians used the sites to try and influence the 2016 U.S. election.