Democrats

FCC

Some Democrats Are Ready to Water Down Their Own Net Neutrality Bill

Activists say efforts to “compromise” at this juncture would only weaken rules with broad, bipartisan public support.
Karl Bode
3.13.19
congress

Senator Who Shot a Climate Change Bill with a Rifle to Lead Energy Committee

Senator Joe Manchin has been named as the senior Democrat on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.11.18
net neutrality

House Democrats Who Haven’t Supported Net Neutrality Yet Have All Taken Money from Telecoms

The deadline to pass the piece of legislation that would allow Congress to overturn the repeal of net neutrality is quickly approaching, yet many Democrats are staying mum.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.28.18
midterms

For the First Time Since 2010, People Who Accept Climate Change Control the House Science Committee

Several Democratic House candidates with scientific backgrounds won against Republican incumbents on Tuesday.
Becky Ferreira
11.7.18
Online Propaganda

Evidence Suggests the GOP Bought at Least 17 Anti-James Comey Domains

The Republican party has apparently created a series of domains to discredit and attack former FBI director James Comey. Meanwhile, Democratic party sympathizers appear to have created similar domains to counter the Republicans’ anti-Comey campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.18
FCC

Internet Activists Urge Congress to Fire Trump's FCC Chief Ajit Pai

Democratic senators are showing a remarkable display of opposition.
Sam Gustin
9.29.17
Bitcoin

New Bill Asks Homeland Security to Investigate Whether Terrorists Use Bitcoin

Despite little evidence.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.17
short circuit

A Donald Trump Messaging Bot Is One Company's Attempt to Get Out the Vote

Just don't ask the bot to release its tax returns.
Monica Rodriguez
9.13.16
Republicans

After Legal Defeat, US Mayors Vow to Continue Municipal Broadband Fight

The FCC suffers a blow, but the battle goes on in Congress and the states.
Sam Gustin
8.25.16
News

The Democratic Debate Science Literacy Drinking Game

A guide to sussing out the science policy of the Democratic hopefuls in tonight's live debate.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.13.15
politics

Why Is Lawrence Lessig Missing From Tonight’s CNN Debate?

The iconoclastic law professor believes Democratic honchos are trying to silence him.
Sam Gustin
10.13.15
politics

Carly Fiorina: I Supplied HP Servers for NSA Snooping

The GOP presidential candidate also defended waterboarding in an interview Monday.
Sam Gustin
9.28.15
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