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Sonos CEO will testify at a House antitrust hearing next week

A day after his company sued Google for allegedly stealing some of its speaker tech, it emerged Sonos CEO Patrick Spence will testify at an antitrust hearing. The House Antitrust Subcommittee, which
Trump retweets post that names the alleged Ukraine whistleblower to about 68 million followers

Trump retweets post that names the alleged Ukraine whistleblower to about 68 million followers

Late at night on Friday, Dec. 27, Donald Trump retweeted a tweet on Twitter that contains the alleged name of the anonymous whistleblower, as well as suggested the person committed perjury, as
The women of 2019

The women of 2019

Next year will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to walk into a voting booth and pull the lever. So it is fitting to close out this year by looking at the
Your ultimate impeachment roundup of photos, videos, and the most viral moments on Twitter

Your ultimate impeachment roundup of photos, videos, and the most viral moments on Twitter

Update: Donald Trump has been impeached. The next step? A trial in the Senate.On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the entire House of Representatives gathered to view and debate two articles of impeachment against
Donald John Trump is impeached

Donald John Trump is impeached

On Wednesday evening, following a two hour discussion on rules and a six hour debate on the floor of the House, House Resolution 755, bringing two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump
Live Coverage: The impeachment of Donald J. Trump (part 6)

Live Coverage: The impeachment of Donald J. Trump (part 6)

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives is considering two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump. Republicans began the day with a series of petty attempts to delay the process—including
Live Coverage: The impeachment of Donald J. Trump (part 2)

Live Coverage: The impeachment of Donald J. Trump (part 2)

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives is considering two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump.Republicans began the day with a series of petty attempts to delay the process—including
Live coverage: The impeachment of Donald J. Trump

Live coverage: The impeachment of Donald J. Trump

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives is considering two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump. Republicans began the day with a series of petty attempts to delay the process—including
House moves on to actual debate on impeachment after passing rules for debate

House moves on to actual debate on impeachment after passing rules for debate

On Wednesday morning, the House of Representatives fought off a pair of Republican attempts to derail the session, then opened debate on a motion on the rules under which the full House debate on the
It's the most historic day in the House for decades, and Republicans are being historically petty

It's the most historic day in the House for decades, and Republicans are being historically petty

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives convened to consider the weighty question of impeachment for just the fourth time in U.S. history … so naturally Republicans thought this would be a
In animal rights victory, the Senate unanimously passes bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

In animal rights victory, the Senate unanimously passes bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

In a major win for animal rights, the Senate unanimously passed a bill making animal cruelty a federal felony. Next step for the bill? Donald Trump’s desk.The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture

Cartoon: Vindman’s Ukraine

x Vimeo VideoWith Democrats increasing the impeachment pressure, of course President Trump and his supporters would go after a decorated combat veteran who was a refugee. Lieutenant Colonel Alexander
A little blue pocket of Native Americans could hold votes that swing North Carolina election redo

A little blue pocket of Native Americans could hold votes that swing North Carolina election redo

North Carolina’s Ninth District special election is underway, and it’s already a nail-biter, drawing nationwide attention after the original election was thrown out due to blatant Republican

House of Representatives passes bill to restore net neutrality

The House of Representatives has passed a bill which would restore net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission repealed in 2017. Representatives approved the bill by 232-190 (with a

House committee chair calls for FTC antitrust investigation into Facebook

Facebook is already under regulatory scrutiny in the US, but it could be subject to much more pressure if one House representative has his way. Antitrust subcommittee chairman Rep. David Cicilline has

House chair asks tech CEOs to speak about New Zealand shooting response (updated)

Internet companies say they've been scrambling to remove video of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, but US politicians are concerned they haven't been doing enough. The Chairman of the

House Democrats will introduce bill to reinstate net neutrality rules

Now that the Democrats have the majority in the US House of Representatives, net neutrality is back on the table. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has revealed that Democrats will introduce a bill to

Congressman asks Amazon to stop suggesting anti-vaccination content

More internet giants are coming under pressure to crack down on anti-vaccination myths. Rep. Adam Schiff has sent a letter to Jeff Bezos expressing concern over a CNN report showing that Amazon was

House committee hopes to question Facebook over group privacy

Facebook is facing even more government scrutiny this week. Members of the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee have asked to meet Facebook over concerns about group privacy.

House committee sets first climate change hearing in eight years

The National Resources Committee has set a date for the first House of Representatives hearing on climate change in eight years after Democrats regained control of the legislature. It takes place