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Software Glitch or Russian Hackers? Election Problems Draw Little Scrutiny

After a presidential campaign scarred by Russian meddling, local, state and federal agencies have conducted little of the type of digital forensic investigation required to assess the impact, if any, on voting in at least 21 states whose election

Silicon Valley to President Trump: 'Dreamers are vital'

The tech industry's top CEOs are demanding President Trump and Congress continue a program that protects young undocumented immigrants from being deported.

President Trump claims Comey 'exonerated' Clinton before e-mail probe was over

President Donald Trump seized on a letter from two Republican senators claiming evidence that FBI Director James Comey cleared former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of wrongdoing over her private e-mail server before concluding his investigati

House Communications Subcommittee Schedules Repack Hearing for Sept 7

The House Commerce Committee has switched gears and will hold a Sept. 7 hearing on the post-incentive auction repack in its Communications Subcommittee.

Want to understand how dominant tech companies have become? Look at the number of issues they lobby on.

A Washington Post analysis shows just how broad tech companies’ interests have become in the nation’s capital.

How Hurricane Harvey Highlights Need to Modernize Wireless Emergency Alerts

Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast on August 25. The Category 4 storm brought massive rainfall and unprecedented flooding to the Houston area and emergency procedures are underway for what may be the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.

FCC Bill Could Curtail Legitimate Complaints, Critics Say

An effort in Congress aimed at cutting down on repeat comments to the Federal Communications Commission’s consumer complaint database could end up limiting legitimate public input, lawmakers and allies say.

DOJ Implores FCC to Combat Prison Cellphone Problem

The US Department of Justice is pressing federal regulators to come up with a way of keeping inmates from using cellphones in the nation's prisons.

Google is losing allies across the political spectrum

With so many Googlers in government, Google had an outsized influence on policymaking during the Obama years. But today, Google is in a different situation.

Sinclair/Tribune Foes Remain Unmoved

As expected, the companies and groups that lined up to oppose or strongly criticize the proposed Sinclair/Tribune merger were not ready to bury the hatchet and sing kumbaya in response to Sinclair's vigorous defense of the deal's public interest b