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Texas senator's filibuster heats up the Internet

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis' filibuster against an abortion bill kept people glued to YouTube and Twitter on Tuesday.

By June 26, 2013

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Wendy Davis' filibuster shoes praised in Amazon reviews

What's one way abortion-rights supporters can laud the lawmaker who blocked an anti-abortion bill? With amusing online reviews of her shoes, of course: "I am so glad that I have a choice about what shoes to buy."

By June 27, 2013

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Republicans block vote on cybersecurity bill

Democrats fail to overcome a GOP filibuster to bring the bill to the Senate floor before the August recess.

By August 2, 2012

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DNA helps link Obama and Senator-elect Brown

In 2008, Obama was linked to seven former U.S. presidents, including both Bushes. Now he's linked to the very man who removed his filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

By January 29, 2010

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Amazon reviewers razz $40,000 Samsung TV

When you present a $40,000 luxury television to Amazon shoppers, you get hilariously snarky reviews in return.

By December 3, 2013

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The best of YouTube's Geek Week

YouTube's Geek Week geeky video showcase is coming to a close. Here are our top five videos.

By August 8, 2013

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Watching Kagan: Reality Check

The Senators and Their Shifting Positions

By June 29, 2010

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YouTube goes to Washington

YouTube extends a friendly smile and some enhanced features to Congress as it quietly encroaches on C-Span's turf.

By April 30, 2013

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Amazon 'drones' stir up privacy concerns among lawmakers

Sen. Edward Markey says the Federal Aviation Administration needs to adopt privacy regulations before allowing services like Amazon Prime Air, which will use drones to deliver packages, to get off the ground.

By December 2, 2013

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Apple's Tim Cook urges Senate vote on workplace equality

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, Cook exhorts the US Senate to support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act, which aims to protect the hiring and employment rights of gay and lesbian Americans.

By November 3, 2013