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Campaign Legal Center requests investigation of Steve Bannon

A leading government ethics group requested that the White House, Department of Justice and Office of Government Ethics investigate presidential strategist Stephen K.

Sinclair’s Assist From the FCC

Sinclair Broadcast Group is expanding its conservative-leaning television empire into nearly three-quarters of American households — but its aggressive takeover of the airwaves wouldn’t have been possible without help from President Donald Trump's

China’s Internet Censors Play a Tougher Game of Cat and Mouse

China has embarked on an internet campaign that signals a profound shift in the way it thinks of online censorship.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe

Apparently, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections, a sign that his inquiry is growing in intensity and entering a new phase.

Kelly cracks down on West Wing back channels to President Trump

When new White House chief of staff John Kelly huddled with senior staff on his first day at work, he outlined a key problem in President Donald Trump’s White House that he planned to fix: bad information getting into the president’s hands.

The White House asked Apple, Google and other tech giants to help upgrade the federal government

The White House has asked the likes of Apple, Amazon, Oracle and Qualcomm to lend some of their digital expertise to Washington (DC) in the coming months to help the Trump administration rethink the way that federal agencies use technology.

Democratic Sens press FCC to extend net neutrality comment period

Democrat Sens are urging the Federal Communications Commission to extend the public comment period on its proposal to scrap the network neutrality rules. Fifteen Democrats, led by Sen Ed Markey (D-MA), wrote a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.

President Trump touts Veterans Affairs 'tele-health' program with new appointment scheduling application

President Donald Trump touted a new program to increase veterans' electronic access to medical care as part of a broader tele-health push at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

President Trump tweet about 'very civil conversation' with Australian PM resurfaces after transcript leaked

A February tweet from President Donald Trump in which he said he had a “very civil conversation” with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has resurfaced in the wake of the call’s recently released transcript showing President Trump calling

For the New Far Right, YouTube Has Become the New Talk Radio

Like its fellow mega-platforms Twitter and Facebook, YouTube is an enormous engine of cultural production and a host for wildly diverse communities.