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Tough getting Springsteen tickets? Congress eyes crackdown

Having a hard time getting tickets to the latest Bruce Springsteen concert or college football game? Congress is moving forward with legislation that could make it easier to score seats.

Ticket sellers and re-sellers — including the producer of the hit Broadway show "Hamilton" — testified at a Senate hearing Tuesday and endorsed congressional efforts to crack down on the use of computerized software by ticket brokers to snap up tickets. These so-called "bots" rapidly purchase as many desirable tickets as possible for resale at significant markups.

"Bots are computerized cheaters," said Jeffrey Seller, the "Hamilton"...