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  • Lawmakers press GM on report's findings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers expressed disbelief Wednesday at General Motors' explanation for why it took 11 years to recall millions of small cars with defective ignition switches, and also confronted its chief executive with evidence that the...
  • Today's huge surprise: House GOP opposes net neutrality

    Today's huge surprise: House GOP opposes net neutrality
      Trying to place their thumbs on the net neutrality scale in advance of today's FCC vote on the issue, House Republicans have warned the commission against taking the one step that would truly guarantee net neutrality: reclassifying the Internet as a...
  • FCC chairman gets bipartisan grilling over Net neutrality proposal

    FCC chairman gets bipartisan grilling over Net neutrality proposal
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday faced bipartisan criticism from House members concerning proposed new rules governing Internet traffic, highlighting the controversy over his attempt to steer a middle path in the Net...
  • FCC chief defends net plan

    FCC chief defends net plan
    Democrats want strong protections on the Internet to make sure that network owners don't discriminate against anyone online. Republicans don't want any rules whatsoever that they think could stifle the online ecosystem. So proposed net neutrality...
  • Party doesn't govern lawmakers' stance on net neutrality -- money does

    It's tempting to think of the network neutrality battle as one fought in Washington along party lines -- after all, that's true of almost everything in the capital. But recent research by the campaign finance analysts at MapLight show that the reality...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
  • 'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act

    'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act
    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report. The...
  • FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality Proposals As Protecting Competition

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pushed back against reports that his proposals for net neutrality, introduced to fellow commissioners on Thursday, are watering down the agency's efforts to preserve an open Internet and allowing for a landscape that will freeze...
  • Sebelius apologizes for Obamacare 'debacle'

    WASHINGTON — In her first appearance before Congress since the botched debut of the federal healthcare website, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday apologized for the "debacle," accepted responsibility and promised the...
  • Obama to make announcement on struggling healthcare program

    Obama to make announcement on struggling healthcare program
    WASHINGTON – President Obama will make an announcement Thursday morning about his troubled healthcare law, the White House said. Obama is widely expected to announce his plans to address the millions of cancellation notices insurers have sent to...
  • FCC suspends study that sought information on newsroom operations

    The Federal Communications Commission has suspended plans for a survey of television and radio stations after concerns were raised inside and outside the commission about questions in the survey regarding editorial practices in newsrooms. The Critical...
  • FCC to Abandon Study That Triggered GOP Ire

    The FCC will not proceed with an overall study of the information needs of communities, after Republicans urged the commission to abandon it and not merely a portion that included questions for media owners, news directors and journalists on how they...