Gigi Sohn

LGBTQ rights groups demand Senate confirm Gigi Sohn as she faces new smear campaign

Sohn continues to wait for a new hearing.

On Feb 6, 2023 by David Covucci

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Democratic senator urges Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

Bennet is one of the first prominent Democrats pushing for a ban.

On Feb 2, 2023 by David Covucci

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‘Lyin King’: George Santos appears to have covered Disney musicals on the karaoke app Smule

He covered 'Let It Go' 7 times.

On Jan 31, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Congress bans TikTok from members’ phones

The Office of Cybersecurity cited 'a number of security risks.'

On Dec 28, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Congress made strides in breaking up big tech in 2022, but still has a ways to go

Athena Coalition claims Amazon spends millions on lobbying and astroturf efforts to maintain its dominance.

On Dec 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘My aunt cried today’: Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s gay nephew responds to her crying over same-sex marriage on the House floor

'You're just gonna have to learn to co-exist with all of us.'

On Dec 10, 2022 by Jack Alban

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Kids Online Safety Act could force tech companies to collect more data on minors, experts say

Over 90 advocacy groups spoke out against it.

On Nov 28, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A congressman is pushing the Treasury Department to let law-abiding crypto users get their money from Tornado Cash

The sanctioning of Tornado Cash has drawn the ire of the crypto community.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A ruthless thirst for power has driven Elise Stefanik to the far-right fringe

Something seems to have jostled Stefanik to the fringe between 2019 and 2021.

On Aug 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Congress’ QAnon caucus votes against bill to help sex trafficking victims

Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene were among the 20 Republicans who opposed the bill.

On Jul 27, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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House committee overwhelmingly approves new data privacy protections—unknown Senate fate awaits

'This will rein in Big Tech’s power and establish clear, robust protections for people, especially children.'

On Jul 20, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Over a dozen congressional Democrats arrested at Supreme Court abortion protest

Almost all are women.

On Jul 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘King’: Trump fans cheer on testimony he tried to attack Secret Service to get to Capitol on Jan. 6

It comes even as Trump denies it on Truth Social.

On Jun 28, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘Worst mom ever’: Florida congressional candidate is focus of daughter’s scathing TikToks

'Is this really somebody you want up in D.C. passing laws for you and your children?'

On May 31, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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GOP candidate’s victory resurfaces her ‘oddly specific’ claim she never hit anyone with her car or a frying pan

Sandy Smith promises to bring the frying pan to Congress.

On May 18, 2022 by Claire Goforth