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Heather Caygle / Politico:
GOP approves new fines of up to $2.5K for Congress members who livestream or take photos from House floor; Dem. John Larson blasts the move as unconstitutional   —  Republicans barreled ahead with a plan to fine members who use their phones to broadcast future floor protests …
Jan 4, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
US government now presents travelers entering on visa waiver program with optional request to provide names of their social media accounts   —  NEW YORK — The U.S. government quietly began requesting that select foreign visitors provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving …
Dec 22, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Politico:
Democratic FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he will resign on January 20, which will allow a new Republican majority to begin dismantling Obama-era regulations   —  Democratic FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said today he would resign, ending months of will-he or won't-he speculation about his plans.
Dec 15, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Nancy Scola / Politico:
Source: Twitter was left out of Donald Trump's tech summit over refusal to create #CrookedHillary emoji, which was part of a larger $5M deal with the campaign   —  Twitter was told it was “bounced” from Wednesday's meeting between tech executives and President-elect Donald Trump in retribution …
Dec 14, 2016, 3:39 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
IBM announces plan to hire 25K new workers in the US over the next four years, including 6K the next year, and a $1B investment for training and development   —  IBM CEO Ginni Rometty announced Tuesday that her company would hire 25,000 new workers over the next four years …
Dec 14, 2016, 7:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
A look at Peter Thiel's investments, from defense to fintech and healthcare, and how they could benefit from his role amid the Trump transition   —  The Silicon Valley venture capitalist has backed companies that could benefit at least indirectly from his role.
Dec 6, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Brent Griffiths / Politico:
President Barack Obama weighs in on fake news, warning it could poison politics so that “we won't know what we're fighting for”   —  President Barack Obama weighed in on the growing debate over fake news, warning that it could poison politics to the point that “we won't know what we're fighting for.”
Nov 17, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Louis Nelson / Politico:
White House: US response to Russia hacking will be “proportional”, likely won't be made public   —  White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest promised on Tuesday that the U.S. would deliver a “proportional” response to Russia's alleged hacking of American computer systems.
Oct 11, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
US Justice Department confirms arrest of NSA contractor accused of stealing classified information   —  The U.S. government confirmed a potentially wide-ranging breach of classified information Wednesday, disclosing that a federal contractor was secretly arrested in August …
Oct 5, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech giants and rights groups urge the Department of Homeland Security to scrap proposal asking US visitors for their social media accounts   —  Internet giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter slammed the Obama administration on Monday for a proposal that would seek to weed …
Aug 22, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context

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