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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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'Maybe the Worst FCC I've Ever Seen'

June 20, 2017

In just a few short months, the Trump wrecking ball has pounded away at rules and regulations in virtually every government agency. The Federal Communications Commission is no exception.

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