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Senate Democrats Poised for Small Victory on Net Neutrality

Senate Democrats won’t be scoring many legislative victories this year. So Wednesday’s expected win on a joint resolution that would upend the effort by the Federal Communications Commission to reverse Obama-era regu.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 16th, 2018

Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though opposition in the House and the White House seems insurmountable......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality

The Senate voted on Wednesday to restore the FCC's rules on net neutrality, passing a bill which will probably die on the floor of the House, but may ignite a fierce debate among Democrats ahead of midterm elections. Senate .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 16th, 2018

Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules

Senate Democrats had been pushing for a vote to try to restore net neutrality rules......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2018

Senate votes to overturn FCC"s net neutrality repeal

The Senate on Wednesday voted to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's rollback of Obama-era "net neutrality" regulations. Democrats and Republican Sens. Susan Collins, John Kennedy.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Senate votes for net neutrality return, but major hurdles remain

Senate Democrats on Wednesday voted to reinstate 2015 FCC rules preventing broadband services from blo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 16th, 2018

Senate vote to save net neutrality set for Wednesday

Democrats are forcing Republicans in the Senate to vote whether they'll preserve the Obama-era rules......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 14th, 2018

Senate Dems move to force net neutrality vote

Some Democrats foreshadowed pushing to make the internet regulations a campaign issue......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2018

Senate Democrats believe net neutrality is a political winner as they try to reinstate regulations

One after another, 15 Democratic senators — nea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 9th, 2018

Tech Firms and Democrats Think They Can Still Save Net Neutrality. Here’s How Their Last-Ditch Attempt Would Work

They might find success in the Senate......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 9th, 2018

Mediator: Chilling Notion for 2020: Disinformation Will Be Homegrown

Reports that a group of Democrats used online disinformation in the Alabama Senate race in 2017 raise the question of how low will the next presidential campaign go......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 13th, 2019

Capitol Report: Newcomers? Congress is still all about longtimers — of which there are more Democrats than Republicans

The new Congress that kicked off this month features plenty of firsts and newcomers, but it also isn’t short on lawmakers who have spent decades on the job. Democrats in the House and Senate show longer tenures on average......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: Newcomers? Congress is still all about long-timers — and Democrats have more of them than Republicans

The new Congress that kicked off this month features plenty of firsts and newcomers, but it also isn’t short on lawmakers who have spent decades on the job. Democrats in the House and Senate show longer tenures on average......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2019

Wyden says Medicare could be latest "Trump shutdown" casualty

Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, said the government shutdown imperils the Medicare program. The federal government went into a partial shutdown in late December after the White House and Democrats re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

House Democrats to Introduce a Massive Voting Rights and Anti-Corruption Bill

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls it dead on arrival. In a move to take the ethics high ground, House Democrats, under newly re-elected Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), will int.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 4th, 2019

FCC Commissioners Confirmed as Agency Faces New Oversight and Challenges, Including New York’s Net Neutrality Investigation

FCC Chair Ajit Pai led a move to reject network neutrality rules. The Senate approved two Republicans as members.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 3rd, 2019

As Democrats take control in Albany, health care groups look to gain an edge

When the New York state Legislature reconvenes Jan. 9, health care lobbyists will be ready to push their priorities to returning legislators as well as a crop of more than 30 new faces who are poised... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 2nd, 2019

As Democrats take control in Albany, health care groups look to gain an edge

When the New York state Legislature reconvenes Jan. 9, health care lobbyists will be ready to push their priorities to returning legislators as well as a crop of more than 30 new faces who are poised... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 2nd, 2019

This isn"t the first time US Congress has been divided. Here"s what to expect.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images This isn't the first time that the US Senate and House have been divided, one controlled by Republicans and one by Democrats.  The party not in power i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2019

Buchanan: 2020 - Year Of The Democrats? Maybe Not

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, If Democrats are optimistic as 2019 begins, it is understandable. Their victory on Nov. 6, adding 40 seats and taking control of the House of Representatives, was impres.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 28th, 2018

Its Time for US Senators to Negotiate ‘The Wall’ in Good Faith

Americans see through Senate Democrats’ efforts to thwart President Trump’s call for additional border Wall funding, as they want a secure border and they elected President Trump because he promised to keep the country safe. “Let’s.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 22nd, 2018