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HUD sues Facebook for allowing housing discrimination on its platform

‘Using a computer to limit a person’s housing choices can be just as discriminatory as slamming a door in someone’s face.’

On Mar 29, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

Trump HUD official Lynne Patton and White House correspondent April D. Ryan, with a tweet Patton made about Ryan's appearance.

Trump official calls journalist April Ryan ‘Missy Piggy,’ immediately regrets it

Lynne Patton has since apologized for the fat-shaming tweet.

On Jan 25, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

Lynne Patton of The Eric Trump Foundation speaks at the RNC in Cleveland.

Trump reportedly picks family’s event planner with no experience to lead housing programs in New York

It doesn’t appear that she has any experience in housing, but she has plenty organizing Trump family events.

On Jun 16, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Ben Carson claims poverty is a ‘state of mind’—and activists are furious

Carson says his mom helped him avoid living in poverty.

On May 25, 2017 by Ana Valens

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Trump picks Ben Carson for housing secretary

Trump says Carson’s ‘brilliant mind’ will help overcome hurdles of inexperience.

On Dec 5, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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How the U.S. government will bring high-speed Internet to low-income families

Can this project finally close America’s digital divide?

On Jul 30, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Julián Castro explains how the new U.S. Internet-expansion plan could change rural America

Castro, who oversees the government’s newest broadband program, explains why ConnectHome is good for America.

On Jul 16, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Is driving with Google Glass actually as unsafe as using your smartphone?

A debate over in-car digital displays is just getting started. 

On Sep 26, 2014 by Eric Geller

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