Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released the first loudnes of its bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. Helmed by Select Committee Chairman Richard Burr, the Republican from North Carolina, and Virginia Democratic…

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Watch Robert Mueller’s Testimony Live Right Here

On Wednesday, former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress. More solely, he’ll field questions from the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees in two separate discussions. If you haven’t gotten around to reading the Mueller report yet–but earnestly, read…

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Congress Is Pissed at Facebook and the FTC

Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike are infuriated over wishes to report that the Federal Trade Commission is prepared to settle with Facebook over widespread privacy irreverences for precisely$ five billion. But that doesn’t mean there’s currently an acceptable bipartisan solution…

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Adopting a ratings system for social media like the ones used for film and TV wont work

Gail Ann Hurd Contributor Share on Twitter Ruth Vitale, who has held top executive uprights at indie film attires including Paramount Classics, Fine Line Features, and New Line Cinema, is CEO of CreativeFuture. Interestingly, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg In a follow-up…

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Jordan Peterson Goes to D.C. to Save Congress From Itself

Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist well-known on the internet for “destroying” and/ or “obliterating” his pundits, has a brand-new mission: rehabilitating civility to American politics. The lightning-rod professor has depleted the last few days on Capitol hill, viewing gratifies and…

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Facebook’s Libra Is Already Hitting Turbulence

Long before Facebook formally announced its new cryptocurrency, Libra, lawmakers were shaky about the company’s ambitions to reach into the financial lives of its consumers. The panics centered on privacy, presented Facebook’s prior breaches of trust, and how the company…

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Student who spoke against reparations before Congress is a SoundCloud rapper

While many of the speakers at Wednesday’s congressional hearing on bondage mends delivered impassioned arguments, 23 -year-old Quillette writer Coleman Hughes riled up the gathering so much better that the chair of the hearing told beings to “chill” several times….

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Tech stocks tumble as China retaliates in latest salvo of the trade war

Shares of technology corporations were hit hard as China retaliated against the U.S. in the latest salvo of the ongoing market conflict between the two countries. The S& P 500 Index removed roughly $1.1 trillion of value while the Dow…

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Steve King says backlash to white nationalism comment was like what Jesus went through

At a town hall meeting in Cherokee, Iowa on Tuesday, Republican Rep. Steve King likened himself to Jesus Christ, according to the Sioux City Journal . King, who represents Iowa’s 4th region, told a gathering of about 30,” For all…

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The LGBT Equality Act Began Life in 1974. It’s Still Waiting to Be Passed.

When the news divulged that Rep. Bella Abzug had introduced a statute to protect lesbian and gay parties from discrimination to Congress, never moved out of committee, changed Mixner’s life. ” Two several years later, I came out in good…

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