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Watch this compelling ad for hero pilot and Texas congressional candidate MJ Hegar

Despite the ongoing hellstorm of political debate surrounding Russia, North Korea, and immigration, we can't forget there's a pivotal midterm election coming up in November. It's going to take a lot to garner attention with so much going on. Big ups
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See the huge congressional data dump of Russian Facebook ads

Talk about a data dump. On Thursday, the House Democrats of the Judiciary Committee released a trove of Facebook ads that the Internet Research Agency — implicated as the digital organization Russia utilized to promote propaganda and fake news
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New Tip-Sharing Rules for Tipped Employees

On March 27, 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law Congress’s $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page omnibus budget bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018.  Notably, on page 2,025, Congress amended the Fair Labor Standards Act by
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Did Mark Zuckerberg just beat Congress?

Mark Zuckerberg survived Congress. Now what? That's the big question now that the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have put Facebook under the microscope.  After 10+ hours of testimony, plenty of clueless questions, and multiple
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America's favorite hypocrite John Boehner will now lobby for marijuana

Now that he's retired from Congress, former House Speaker John Boehner has decided to channel his inner flip-flopper and lobby for legalized weed.  Boehner announced his decision Wednesday to join the board of Acreage Holdings, "an investment
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Looks like Paul Ryan's riding the meme train out of Congress

There's no way Paul Ryan thought he'd be able to announce his retirement from Congress without getting brutally and ruthlessly memed, right? Paul's a meme-able guy to begin with, and after the American people dragged his dabbing and emoji usage it
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Live updates from Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional testimony: Day 2

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced over five hours of questions from Senators who demonstrated a limited grasp of how the internet works. Today, he's back on Capitol Hill to dish about the same topics in the House of Representatives. SEE
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Mark Zuckerberg will testify to Congress on Cambridge Analytica scandal: report

Mark Zuckerberg will take a trip to Washington. The CEO of Facebook is planning to testify before Congress in the coming weeks, CNN reported on Tuesday. This decision follows loud calls from U.S. lawmakers like Sen. Edward Markey and Sen. Richard
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If the Congress returns to power in 2019, can P Chidambaram be PM?

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Politically, even though it seems counter-intuitive, we seem to have entered the doldrums.With the next general election just 13 months away and two major state Assembly