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Huffington Post PoliticsJun 27, 2019
How Do You Deal With McConnell? Democratic Presidential Candidates Struggle To Say.
Much of the Democratic Party's agenda hinges on the Senate Republican leader, even if Democrats manage to win back the White House in 2020.

Drudge ReportJun 27, 2019
White House to Hold Social Media Summit...




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The Daily BeastJun 26, 2019
Zuckerberg: Lawmakers Want to Break Up Big Tech Just Because It ‘Feels Nice' to Say That
Stephen Lam/ReutersFacebook's chief executive appeared on stage Wednesday to shore up his company's arguments against looming regulatory threats just hours before one of those threats, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, was due to take the stage with a grab bag of other presidential hopefuls.

In conversation with honorary Harvard professor and former White House regulatory official Cass Sunstein, Zuckerberg outlined Facebook's support for some regulatory proposals while making clear the company's deep disdain at the idea—espoused by Warren in particular—that big tech be broken up. The conversation took place at a festival held by the Aspen Institute, a centrist think tank.

Zuckerberg called Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Honest Ads Act, which would regulate online campaign ads in a bid to weed out disinformation from foreign actors, "a good floor for what should be passed," adding that Facebook is already complying with many of its requirements. "Having a bill like that passed as a floor would be positive," Zuckerberg said. 

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Huffington Post PoliticsJun 26, 2019
House Democrats In A Bind Over Border Aid
The Senate passed its own bill Wednesday aimed at addressing the humanitarian crisis on the border. Republicans say Democrats have no choice but to swallow it.

Drudge ReportJun 26, 2019
MUELLER TESTIMONY WON'T BE BLOCKED BY WHITE HOUSE...




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Trump's attorney: White House and DOJ are not planning to block any of Mueller's testimony (CNN Politics)

The Daily BeastJun 26, 2019
10 Questions Congress Should Ask Mueller
Chip Somodevilla/GettyNow that two congressional committees have subpoenaed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify, what are the key questions for him? Mueller will appear on July 17 to testify before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees in open and closed sessions. Here are some questions for the committees to ask.



Mueller's most important conclusion in his report was that Russia interfered with our election in "sweeping and systematic fashion." What are the lessons learned about its social media propaganda campaign and hacking operation that we could use to disrupt such efforts in the future?

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Reuters PoliticsJun 26, 2019
White House plans new social media summit as Congress raises questions
The White House will hold a summit on social media next month amid growing criticism from President Donald Trump and some in Congress.
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