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Rush Limbaugh: Apple is Republicans, Google is Democrats

In a scholarly analysis of tech blogging, the great Republican commentator offers that 9 out of 10 blogs hate Apple. Because Apple is like the Republican Party. Oddly, though, Limbaugh last year was himself mad at Apple.

By Aug. 4, 2013


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 Aug. 2, 2012


House Republicans vote to limit FCC authority

Republicans this week passed legislation that would restrict the FCC in imposing merger conditions as well as limiting other measures, but the bill isn't expected to get much further.

By Mar. 29, 2012


Democrat: Republicans got me banned on Facebook

A poster to pro-Democratic Facebook pages such as that of Rachel Maddow says his posts are being flagged as spam by political opponents, earning him a Facebook suspension. He says he's not alone.

By Mar. 21, 2012


Is Google lining up Republicans against antipiracy bill?

Google has some interesting links to a right-wing political group called the Tea Party Patriots, which recently began criticizing the Protect IP Act, the bill that would make it easier for authorities to shut down pirate sites. Google opposes the legislation.

By Oct. 3, 2011


Obama jabs Republicans at Facebook town hall

The president takes questions from employees and Web participants on topics like the economy, immigration, and health care. He also takes aim at Republicans' deficit reduction plan.

By Apr. 20, 2011


Republicans launch bill to ax EPA carbon rules

Republicans in the House and Senate are seeking to permanently block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. The Obama administration has said it would veto such a bill.

By Mar. 3, 2011


House Republicans attempt to revive Real ID

GOP leaders want "immediate" implementation of controversial ID plan that would make it more difficult for many Americans to travel by air or enter federal buildings.

By Mar. 3, 2011


House Republicans push energy and science cuts

Scientific research, environmental protection and other priorities of the Obama administration would face steep cuts under a congressional Republican spending plan released today.

By Feb. 9, 2011


Republicans seek answers from DOJ on AT&T merger suit

More than a week after the Department of Justice files suit against the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile, three GOP members of Congress seek a detailed explanation.

By Sep. 9, 2011