| May 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Democrats want strong protections on the Internet to make sure that network owners don't discriminate against anyone online. Republicans don't want any rules whatsoever that they think could stifle the online ecosystem.
So proposed net neutrality...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:40 AM
It's tempting to think of the network neutrality battle as one fought in Washington along party lines -- after all, that's true of almost everything in the capital.
But recent research by the campaign finance analysts at MapLight show that the reality...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:07 PM
WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union address, President Obama will touch on his healthcare law but keep the focus instead on his agenda to tackle income inequality: a push to increase the minimum wage, extend unemployment benefits and boost access...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Two Los Angeles stations will share their spectrum in a pilot project designed to show that such a technological feat is possible and generate momentum for a planned government auction of broadcast airwaves.
Public TV station KLCS and Spanish language...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pushed back against reports that his proposals for net neutrality, introduced to fellow commissioners on Thursday, are watering down the agency's efforts to preserve an open Internet and allowing for a landscape that will freeze...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:48 PM
WASHINGTON - The primary runoff for a congressional seat in Alabama, seen as a bellwether in the Republican Party's civil war, closed Tuesday with establishment-backed Bradley Byrne overtaking conservative upstart Dean Young, officials said.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:57 AM
WASHINGTON -- A moderate Republican congressman from New Jersey announced Wednesday he would not seek reelection in 2014 – a possible consequence of last month’s 16-day government shutdown.
Rep. Jon Runyan, a second-term lawmaker who...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WASHINGTON – House Republicans are pursuing an all-of-the-above strategy to halting President Obama’s healthcare law, using the threat of next week’s government shutdown and the need to raise the debt limit in mid-October as leverage...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Two prominent lawmakers want to create a new playbook for the media and telecommunications industries.
Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Communications...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:29 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Republican Jason Smith won a comfortable victory Tuesday over 7 opponents including fellow state representative Steve Hodges to take over the Missouri Congressional seat previously held by fellow Republican Jo Ann Emerson.
| Mar 1, 2013
The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...