Man calls out House for passing TikTok ban, says it will take ‘thousands of dollars’ out of the pockets of ‘average Americans’

‘It’s not just a bunch of influencers’: Man calls out House for TikTok ban, says it will take ‘thousands of dollars’ out of Americans’ pockets

‘They want to keep us poor and quiet.’

On Mar 15, 2024 by Jack Alban

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TikTok ban charges forward as House overwhelmingly passes bill

The bill now faces an uncertain future in the Senate.

On Mar 13, 2024 by David Covucci

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‘LFG!’: Far-right influencers plotting primary efforts aimed at Republicans who voted against impeaching Homeland Secretary

Other Republicans wondered why they were wasting time with an impeachment vote at all.

On Feb 7, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

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George Santos calls efforts to oust him ‘theater, bullying’—while announcing campaign to oust Democrat colleague

‘If I leave, they win.’

On Nov 30, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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‘My son’s got a clean slate’: Clip shows House Speaker Mike Johnson endorsing ‘accountability’ software used to track if kids visit inappropriate websites

‘I’m endorsing it because I’m a user,’ Johnson said in 2022.

On Nov 6, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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‘Another MAGA extremist’: House Democrats attack anti-abortion election denier elected House Speaker

Johnson is the fourth GOP nominee for Speaker since McCarthy’s ouster.

On Oct 25, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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TikTokers don’t blame Biden, Congress, or China for a potential ban—they’re mad at Mark Zuckerberg

Users on the app speculated that Meta’s lobbying efforts contributed to a proposed TikTok ban.

On Mar 16, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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House Speaker vote descends into further absurdity as Matt Gaetz votes Trump

A rift among Republicans has seen favorite Kevin McCarthy fail to secure the position after seven votes.

On Jan 5, 2023 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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Major QAnon figure stands atop House chamber in fur costume

It’s a symbol of a movement whose aim has been to destroy American democracy since it began.

On Jan 6, 2021 by David Covucci

FCC House Democrats Stop Partisan Controversial Items

Democrats to FCC: Stop work on all ‘partisan’ and ‘controversial’ work

The FCC is at the center of Trump’s social media executive order.

On Nov 11, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Christian group blames satanists for Twitter poll results

If you didn’t want people who disagree with you to vote, why host a poll at all?

On Feb 18, 2020 by Siobhan Ball

How To Watch Robert Mueller Testimony

How to live stream Robert Mueller’s testimony

Here’s how to watch his highly anticipated public testimony.

On Jul 23, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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House Democrats ask Facebook to halt Libra cryptocurrency project

Congress has reservations about Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans.

On Jul 3, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

Justin Amash Zoe Lofgren Section 702 FISA Amendment Vote

House fails to pass amendment curbing government surveillance

The amendment was backed by a number of civil rights and internet rights groups.

On Jun 19, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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