The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is one of the regulators that went completely insane under Barack Obama. Disregarding the law, tradition, and even the courts, they did what they want, when they wanted under Obama chairmen Julius Genachowski and Tom Wheeler. Show More Summary
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The Department of Justice advised President Donald Trump on Friday that he could appoint Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, to serve in the White House without running afoul of federal anti-nepotism laws. Trump announced earlier this month that Kushner, one of the most influential members of his inner circle, would serve one of his senior advisers. Show More Summary
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President Donald Trump is expected to name current FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai as his pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission, Politico reports. As a Republican member of the FCC’s five-person commission, Pai has been a vocal opponent of telecommunications issues such as net neutrality. In...
Newly sworn-in President Donald Trump is being advised by longtime confidante Newt Gingrich to fire all federal employees who voted for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Salon reports the plan is part of empowered Republicans overall push to purge thousands of jobs from the payrolls of the federal government at a savings of as much as... Show More Summary
A new study commissioned by Germany’s Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency has found that an overwhelming majority of Germans, 83%, expresses support for marriage equality. The result is perhaps not so surprising for one of Western Europe’s… Read The post New Survey: 83 Percent of Germans Back Marriage Equality appeared first on Towleroad.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Fort Wayne needed expensive airport improvements, its mayor contacted an influential Indiana native — then-Vice President Dan Quayle — to help secure federal funding. Paul Helmke, the former Fort Wayne MayorShow More Summary
When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, 2009, the federal government was in the digital dark ages. Even as late as 2011, he was complaining that the White House was 30 years behind. Among other things, Obama was...Show More Summary
MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer took a massive step forward upon his return to the weekly grind of the tennis circuit with his third round thrashing of Tomas Berdych and is enthused at the prospect of facing Kei Nishikori at the Australian Open on Sunday.
The US Department of Energy chooses the 10 sites, including two in California and others in Michigan, Iowa and Pennsylvania, where testing of autonomous vehicles can take place. Continue reading Federal government names 10 autonomous...Show More Summary
A GOP-led government may mean even more cuts for the federal food and nutrition assistance program.
A new federal report finds that “one of the Obama administration’s signature efforts in education, which pumped billions of federal dollars into overhauling the nation’s worst schools, failed to produce meaningful results,” the Washington Post reports. “Test scores, graduation rates [...]
“Overall, the blueprint being used by Trump’s team would reduce federal spending by $10.5 trillion over 10 years.”
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JONATHAN ADLER: How President Trump will shape the federal courts. The poor federal courts are overworked. We need to add more judges. A lot more judges.
One of Mr. Trump’s first acts as President was to sign an order on Obamacare (The Hill) President Trump on Friday signed an executive order directing federal agencies to “ease
As befitting his status as a 17-time Grand Slam champion and as an astute judge of the sport, Roger Federer's reply to a simple question about his next opponent was handled with the same aplomb as one of his stylish backhands ...