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Network pools refuse to cover Trump hotel tour

In a show of joint defiance, the major television networks collectively voted to pull a camera and erase video of Donald Trump giving a tour of his hotel, a protest of the campaign preventing any editorial presence on the tour.

Donald Trump takes credit for public distrust of the media

Donald Trump took credit for the public's lack of trust in the media, and called out a New York Times reporter, saying he should have been fired.

Trump campaign ends media blacklist

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is ending its blacklist of news outlets, the campaign has confirmed.

How Conservative Media Learned to Play Politics

[Commentary] When Donald Trump announced his new campaign CEO in mid-August—Steve Bannon, the pugnacious CEO of the conservative news site Breitbart—the world reacted like wires had been crossed.

Commission names moderators for presidential debates

NBC's Lester Holt, ABC's Martha Raddatz, CNN's Anderson Cooper, Fox News' Chris Wallace and CBS' Elaine Quijano will moderate presidential and vice presidential debates this fall, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced.

Tim Kaine says protective pool coming 'in about a week'

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen Tim Kaine (D-VA) confirmed that the Clinton campaign will establish a "protective pool," at least for his own campaign travel.

Donald Trump print pool rotation includes blacklisted outlets

The print pool rotation for covering Donald Trump will include outlets that his campaign has blacklisted.

President Obama's misguided plan to connect schools to the Internet

[Commentary] E-Rate is almost the perfect Washington DC program. It hits the hot buttons of education, technology, and good jobs at good wages in one shot and spreads federal monies to vendors and consultants in every corner of the country.

Clinton quietly amasses tech policy corps

Hillary Clinton's campaign has tapped a network of more than 100 tech and telecom advisers to craft a policy agenda that echoes many of Silicon Valley's top priorities, from knocking down laws that limit innovation to defanging so-called patent tr

Could Tech Be Rep Mike Honda’s Achilles Heel?

The rematch between longtime Rep Mike Honda (D-CA) and upstart Ro Khanna to represent a large chunk of Silicon Valley is as tight as ever.