How the midterm elections could shape tech policy

Nov 9, 2018
Congress is changing. And so is its attitude toward tech.
Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn, who won a Senate seat in Tuesday's election, has ties to the telecom industry. 
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Jeff Sessions forced out as attorney general by Trump

Nov 7, 2018
Sessions told the president in a one-page letter that he was submitting his resignation “at your request.”
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Health care tops voter concerns in the midterm election

Nov 7, 2018
Major issues for voters in the 2018 election were health care, immigration and the economy.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
Voters cast their ballots at voting machines in Las Vegas in 2016.
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Midterms: Is it the economy, stupid?

Aug 16, 2018
You may have heard this phrase: “It’s the economy, stupid. ” And it usually is. Parties in power tend to do better when the economy is humming along, and voters are more likely to give them the boot when the…
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, May 29, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. 
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What GOP victories mean for the Affordable Care Act

Nov 6, 2014
Republican gains may not mean repeal for 'Obamacare,' but other changes may occur.

Trucking on, 60 hours a week, for 10 more years

Nov 5, 2014
For trucker Don Holzschuh, the last 18 months haven't much improved the economy.

These midterms mean gridlock. So Wall Street's happy.

Nov 5, 2014
Stasis means certainty. And Wall Street LOVES certainty.