| May 4, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Consumer watchdog groups say a draft congressional bill falls short of its proclaimed intention of protecting the privacy of consumers using the Internet. During a conference call with reporters Tuesday, the groups said they would push for changes to...
| Jun 25, 2010
In today's edition of the Friday Files, we're celebrating adoptive parents and chastising politicians who want to keep secrets from you. And we've thrown in everything from coyotes to Big Oil sycophants, just to keep things interesting.
| Apr 8, 2011
| 4:23 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The House of Representatives voted on Friday to reject Internet "neutrality" rules that were adopted last year to keep big Internet service providers from blocking certain traffic.
House Republicans, in a 240-179 vote, pushed...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Can the Florida members of Congress find a way to get along?
After a bruising campaign marked by attack ads and charges of extremism, Sen.-elect Marco Rubio and seven new House members will be sworn into office Wednesday to join a Florida delegation...
| Mar 23, 2012
Susan G. Komen for the Cure continues to be a cautionary tale about the toxicity of our politics, and how easy it is for those politics to drive a large and trusted charity into a ditch.
A movement is forming to pressure the nonprofit's founding CEO to...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Batteries made in America for America and backed by America. That's how politicians hailed Ener1.
The company tapped the country's top scientists at Argonne National Lab in Illinois, and U.S. taxpayers pledged up to $118 million in federal stimulus funds...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 9:37 AM
A House panel voted Thursday to subpoena the White House for documents related to the solar energy company Solyndra.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on oversight and investigations voted 14 to 9 in favor of issuing the subpoenas...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 10:01 AM
When 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner brought a loaded Glock 19 with a 33-round ammunition magazine to a Tucson grocery store parking lot in January, he broke the law only when he opened fire on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others at her constituent event....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Few organizations have done more for women's healththan both Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a leading supporter of breast-cancer treatment and research, and Planned Parenthood, the country's top reproductive health care provider and advocate. To see the two...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is facing a growing backlash for its decision to end a longtime partnership with Planned Parenthood.
Planned Parenthood says the cutoff, affecting grants for breast exams, results from Komen bowing to pressure from anti-...
| Feb 2, 2012
The decision by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation to withdraw funds from Planned Parenthood will not affect breast cancer screenings in Illinois, but the rift has forced some supporters to take sides, a move that ultimately could impact donations...