Ryan Radia: Congress should think twice before regulating tech giants — look at Europe for what could happen

Democrats leading push to break up big tech firms Presidential candidates call for more regulation; Dan Springer has the details. Should the federal government break up big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon? Last week, the House Judiciary Committee began investigating this question, marking Congress’s first major antitrust probe in decades. Members of both parties are understandably concerned about tech […]

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Most Americans want Trump to comply with House subpoenas. But impeach him? Not so fast

WASHINGTON — Most Americans say the White House should comply with subpoenas for witnesses and documents issued by congressional committees investigating President Trump and his administration, and by nearly 2-1 they want to hear former special counsel Robert Mueller testify publicly about his inquiry into the 2016 election. A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds those views aren’t simply partisan: Four […]

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AOC Isn’t Endorsing Yet, Says Joe Biden Not ‘Locked Down’ With Women

Outspoken Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she’s not yet endorsing a candidate in the vast Democratic presidential race but did offer praise for Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and a caution on former Vice President Joe Biden. “I do not see myself endorsing anytime soon,” the first-term New York lawmaker, who is one of the most influential voices on the […]

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Democrats Have Bold Ideas For New Social Programs. What About The Old Ones?

The Democratic Party is as ambitious on policy as it’s ever been. Democratic 2020 presidential candidates have put forward proposals to expand Medicare, establish universal child care and transform the economy to combat climate change. In Congress, Democrats have declared their intention to pass sweeping reforms and transformative social policies regardless of the political barriers. But there is still one […]

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Boris Johnson ‘still a maybe’: Tory leadership race is not over yet

Take a look at these headlines: “Election landslide”, “Kill off Labour” and “Smash rebel Tories”. Nope, not about Boris Johnson’s apparently unstoppable march to Downing Street, but about Theresa May, the day after she called the 2017 election. We all know how that vote turned out. Yes, the current contest involves a poll of predominantly pro-Brexit Tory members and not […]

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Matthew Brodsky: Jared Kushner is right about Palestinians, despite criticism he’s received

Greenblatt: Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, not Israel, are the problem here Jason Greenblatt the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, comments on what the future may hold for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, drew criticism recently when he accurately but diplomatically answered a reporter’s question about whether Palestinians are capable […]

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Rebate rule would help make prescriptions more affordable: Eli Lilly CEO

While Washington debates whether the “rebate rule” proposed by the administration would cause federal spending to rise, too many are forgetting the people it would help. Like the woman in Iowa who takes Humalog insulin. Her Medicare Part D plan requires her to pay $193 per prescription — which she sometimes has to carry as a balance on her credit card. But under the administration’s rebate rule, her cost would drop by two-thirds — to $64. The rebate rule […]

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