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Federal workers' Twitter brushfire burns President Trump

President Donald Trump may be a master of combat on Twitter, but he’s suddenly run into a growing digital uprising — anonymous federal workers who are using social media to tweak the president even as his agencies crack down on information-sharing

Was Trump’s inauguration the most-streamed of all time?

In Sean Spicer’s first official daily press briefing Jan 23, he said that when you factor in people who streamed President Donald Trump’s inauguration online, it would make it the most-watched presidential inauguration in history.

President Trump said to elevate Ajit Pai to FCC chairman

Apparently, President Donald Trump will tap Ajit Pai as his pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission in the new administration, elevating the sitting GOP commissioner to the top spot overseeing the nation's communications industry.

President-elect Trump needs time to make whitehouse.gov great again

Donald Trump’s takeover of the White House’s website is going to come in on time and under budget — with a larger reboot planned a bit later in 2017.

Obama, Trump paint contrasting pictures of role of White House press corps

President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump described two very different visions for how the White House press corp should operate, with Trump setting the stage for significant changes to the status quo.

C-SPAN: 'Internal routing error' caused RT interruption

C-SPAN said that an "internal routing error" was responsible for Russia Today suddenly taking over C-SPAN's online video feed.

Trump transition team asks CNN to retract story about Tom Price

President-elect Donald Trump's transition is formally asking CNN to retract an article about Rep Tom Price (R-GA), Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.

Sen Sessions 'not sure' whether he would prosecute journalists

Donald Trump attorney general pick Sen Jeff Sessions (R-AL) dodged a question during his Senate confirmation hearings about whether he would subpoena or prosecute journalists for doing their jobs.

The tech to-do list for the new Congress

Republicans in Congress are poised to tackle a host of tech and telecom issues in the new year, empowered by GOP control of the House, Senate and White House. Here's a rundown of the possibilities.

Former Obama staffers launching media company

White House alumni Tommy Vietor, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Dan Pfeiffer are further investing themselves into their popular podcast "Keeping it 1600" by launching a new media company, called "Crooked Media." To begin with, "Crooked Media" won't