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Repeal of tax on churches appears to fail in Congress

The House voted 220-183 in a nearly party-line vote for a bill that included repeal of a 2017 tax cut’s provision...

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Arizona Governor Appoints US Rep. Martha McSally to Fill Late Sen. John McCain's Seat

Sen. Jon Kyl had been temporarily named to the seat after McCain's death, to help Republicans advance their agenda in the last few months of 2018.

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Tunes have changed since '93

Today, House Democrats are singing a different tune. In fact, a majority of the Democrats in the House now support legislation known as H.R. 3222.

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Senate Dems Hammer Facebook Over Allegations of Retaliation

Some high-profile Senate Democrats are pressuring Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for answers following reports that...

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Congress Shoots Static Toward FCC’s C-Band Plans

Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Tom Udall (D-NM) said because of the C-band’s “extreme sensitivity” and “vulnerability...

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Sen. Grassley Wants Answers About Google+ 'Glitches'

Add Senate Judiciary Committee chair Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) to the lengthening list of those, Republican and Democrat, who want answers...

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Sen. Blumenthal Seeking Official Investigation of Google

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said he plans to submit a formal request to the Federal Trade Commission that it investigate Google over its Google+ social media product.

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Congress Puts Media In The Spotlight

Even as much of the attention on media regulations will be focused on the Federal Communications Commission as it launches a new...

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Arizona governor appoints ex-senator Jon Kyl to fill McCain’s seat

The choice facing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was an unenviable one.

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New Bills Would Repeal Rule Forcing Churches, Charities to Pay Taxes on Employee Benefits

Bills have been introduced in both the House and Senate that would repeal a provision in the country's new tax law that makes churches...

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