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Conan O'Brien helps politicians secure their digital bits

The highly capable Junk Squad is here to help politicians not expose their digitalia like Anthony Weiner, but rather without dysfunction.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Guess who doesn't get radar tickets in Colorado? Politicians

State senators and representatives in Colorado have special license plates that just happen not to be in the DMV database. So, if they speed, they never receive a citation.

By Jul. 14, 2013

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Politicians push bill to help states collect online sales tax

Some lawmakers have reintroduced the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would allow states to grab sales tax from large e-tailers.

By Feb. 15, 2013

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Politician moves to make vulgar Photoshopping illegal

A state lawmaker in Georgia is so perturbed that someone used Photoshop to put his head on a porn star's body that he now wants any kind of lewd Photoshopping to be banned. "No one has a right to make fun of anyone," he says.

By Feb. 13, 2013

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Building a sensitive robot, and perhaps a future politician?

An MIT spin-off is working on a sensitive robot that can handle handshakes and wine glasses without ruining anyone's musical career or mimosa.

By Dec. 4, 2012

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Why politicians love Twitter: Tweets drive real donations

A study after the presidential debate showed that Twitter users exposed to political tweets are twice as likely to donate as other users of the microblogging service.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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Politician fired for Nazi-esque tweets against Muslims

A Swiss right-wing politician turns to Twitter to suggest a Kristallnacht against Muslims. He resigns from his party's executive committee and his employer fires him.

By Jul. 2, 2012

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Politwoops publishes all politicians' deleted tweets

A new Web site dedicates itself to making sure all politicians' deleted tweets don't get lost in the ether.

By May. 30, 2012

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Bill Clinton: Politicians should learn from the wireless industry

Bill Clinton told attendees at the CTIA tradeshow that the wireless industry is a good example of people working together to solve problems and he urged politicians to take note.

By May. 10, 2012

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Politicians, retailers push for new Internet sales taxes

The halcyon days of tax-free Internet shopping may soon be over, if Congress approves a proposed federal law supported by Wal-Mart and other big-box stores.

By Apr. 17, 2012