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Google, Facebook Pressure Falls Short as Antitrust Measures Advance in House Committee

WASHINGTON—A House committee approved far-reaching legislation to curb the market dominance of tech giants, including Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook…

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News

Infrastructure negotiators agree to framework for nearly $1 trillion package

WASHINGTON — Members of a bipartisan group negotiating a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure proposal said they had agreed to a framework for…

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Opinion

Opinion | The Filibuster Helps Nobody, and That Means You

As Democrats clamor to end the Senate filibuster, they insist that the filibuster is an ancient relic that nobody needs,…

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Technology

Funding for Bezos Space Company Fails to Launch in House

HOUSE THROWS UP ROADBLOCKS to funding for Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin space exploration company that was approved as part of…

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States

Biden Signs Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

WASHINGTON—President Biden signed a bill Thursday making Juneteenth a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., calling…

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States

Biden Policies Would Help Unwind Destructive Forces of Inequality, Climate Change, Yellen Says

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is set to testify before the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press June…

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States

Lina Khan, Critic of Large Tech Firms, to Lead Federal Trade Commission

WASHINGTON—The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Lina Khan for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission, and President Biden tapped her…

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Opinion

Opinion | The GOP’s Infrastructure Gamble

Bipartisanship for the good of the country is sometimes necessary in a democracy. But bipartisanship for its own sake, or…

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Technology

After Apple Subpoenas, Justice Department Rethinks Policies on Getting Lawmakers’ Records

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department will bolster its procedures for obtaining records from members of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday,…

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Technology

Apple Subpoenas Prompt Internal Review, Calls for William Barr, Jeff Sessions to Testify

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department’s internal watchdog and Senate Democrats both vowed to investigate the Trump administration’s secret seizure of communication records…

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