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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Senate hearing on Comcast, TWC merger set for March 26

According to Sen. Patrick Leahy, the hearing will give the Senate Judiciary Committee a chance to discuss Net neutrality, among other issues.

By Feb. 25, 2014

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New Senate, House bills would restore Net neutrality

Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Senate confirms Tom Wheeler as FCC's new chairman

Wheeler unanimously confirmed after Sen. Ted Cruz lifts objection over concerns about Wheeler's views on greater campaign finance regulations.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Senate embraces Internet taxes

Senators vote 75 to 24 to glue an endorsement of Internet sales taxes onto a Democratic budget bill, despite opponents predicting the idea is antibusiness and a "bureaucratic nightmare."

By Mar. 22, 2013

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Want to see Aereo survive? This senate bill does too

If courts decide the streamer of over-the-air TV isn't breaching copyright, proposed legislation would keep hefty content fees out of Aereo's costs. It's one facet of a bill Sen. Jay Rockefeller says will make online video more competitive.

By Nov. 12, 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 Nov. 3, 2013

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Apple target of Senate probe into offshore tax practices

Apple CEO Tim Cook expected to testify next week at a hearing on the various tax-reduction strategies used by companies.

By May. 15, 2013

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John McCain laughs off iPhone poker during Senate hearing

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee must have spouted things Sen. John McCain has heard before. He was caught playing iPhone poker. On Twitter, he complains that he lost.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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CISPA suffers setback in Senate citing privacy concerns

A Senate committee chairman said the cybersecurity bill passed by the House is "important," but its privacy protections are "insufficient." A new report suggests separate bills will be drafted.

By Apr. 25, 2013