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On Capitol Hill, it’s open season on religious beliefs

Apparently it’s now in vogue – if you’re a liberal senator – to question President Donald Trump’s nominees about their faith and religious beliefs.

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Sen. Bill Nelson: FCC needs to be involved in regulating Facebook

Sen. Bill Nelson said Monday that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised to make changes in the wake of possible violations of user policy...

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Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-election in November

Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in November, ending a brief stint atop the House...

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Broadcaster Access to Disaster Areas Becomes the Law of the Land

Yesterday’s enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (feel free to read it, it’s only 2232 pages) was welcomed by broadcasters.

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Blackburn: Paid Prioritization Issue Will Get Deeper Dive

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) says that Congress will have a thorough discussion about the role of paid prioritization in an open internet.

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House Passes Ray Baum’s Act

The vote advances prospects that radio stations affected by TV repack will receive reimbursement.

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GOP Senator Introduces Net Neutrality Bill

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) introduced legislation on Wednesday to prohibit internet providers from blocking or slowing content...

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Don't Bring Net Neutrality Regulations Back from the Dead

Republicans on Capitol Hill are looking to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory

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FCC Reauthorization Bill to Include TV Repack Fund Boost

The mark-up--a session to amend and vote on bills--will include H.R. 4986, the FCC Reauthorization Act of 2018, which passed...

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House Republicans Plan Broadband Bill Blitz

House Republican leaders say they will be introducing a series of bills this week to help effect the Trump Administration's pledge...

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