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Taking It To The Hill

July 13, 2017

As postings on 80,000 websites and messages from millions of internet users across America protested a Trump administration plan to end “net neutrality” rules, a band of lawmakers and activists gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to join in the fight.

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Speak Up Wednesday for Net Neutrality

July 11, 2017

A new poll confirms that “net neutrality” rules targeted for extinction by the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and the Trump administration are popular with internet users across the political spectrum.

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Sleeveless in the House? Speaker Ryan Says No

July 7, 2017

As Americans celebrated our independence this week, a small but important slice of the nation’s leadership was fixated on sleeveless dresses and open-toed shoes and whether women working in w “the people’s house” should be permitted to wear them on the job.

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