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Amazon hides behind ‘worker safety’ to justify firing employee who led strike for ‘worker safety’

The company's top public relations official faced a barrage of criticism.

On Apr 2, 2020 by David Covucci

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Has the White House become Silicon Valley’s farm team?

Jay Carney's alleged move from Pennsylvania Avenue to Apple or Uber isn't the only example of tech's cozy relationship with former White House employees.

On Jul 18, 2014 by Gillian Branstetter

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NSA listened in on phone calls of 35 world leaders, memo reveals

Only days after accusations surfaced that the U.S. spied on German Chancellor Merkel, a memo leaked by Edward Snowden reveals that the U.S. tapped the phones of world leaders.

On Oct 24, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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Internet sales tax law could raise up to $11 billion in taxes

The Marketplace Fairness Act is likely to pass in its Senate vote later this week.

On Apr 23, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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White House shoots down petition to deport Piers Morgan

Morgan drew the ire of conservatives with his comments about gun rights, but the White House denied a petition to deport the TV host.

On Jan 10, 2013 by Justin Franz

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Open government report card: Grading Obama’s transparency

Headed into the election, the Daily Dot examines President Obama's commiment to communication, participation, and transparency. 

On Nov 1, 2012 by Curt Hopkins

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Libyan militant group claimed responsibility for Benghazi attacks on Facebook

Now leaked emails show the State Department knew of the group's Facebook boasts shortly after the attack.

On Oct 25, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Obama, Boehner staffers duke it out on Twitter

Jay Carney and Brendan Buck, representing President Obama and John Boehner respectively, took the gloves off on Twitter. 

On Feb 24, 2012 by Justin Franz

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Political fighting words

When Rush Limbaugh accuses President Obama of faking his bus tour, a war of words erupts on Twitter.

On Aug 31, 2011 by Fernando Alfonso III