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Politics Nov 16WATCH: Twitter, Facebook CEOs defend election actions, promise more
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey as the panel examines the social media giants' role in the election.
Politics Oct 27WATCH: Social media CEOs face grilling from Republican senators
The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The CEOs agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas.
Nation Oct 20Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Politics Oct 07WATCH: IRS chief says agency reaching out on pandemic relief payments
A congressional watchdog found that millions could miss the payments of up to $1,200 per individual because of incomplete government records.
Politics Sep 01House panel warns of fraud, abuse in business aid program
A report by a House subcommittee says a lack of government oversight and accountability for the $600 billion-plus program may have led to billions being misspent.
Economy Jul 28WATCH: Bezos, Zuckerberg, Cook and Pichai testify on tech industry dominance
Four Big Tech CEOs are fending off accusations of stifling competition in front of a congressional panel that is investigating market dominance in the industry.
Economy Jul 17WATCH: Former Fed chairs urge Congress to do more to save the U.S. economy
Former Federal Reserve Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen will testify, starting at 12:30 p.m. ET today. Watch their remarks here.
Politics Jul 17WATCH: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges swift aid bill in Congress hearing
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged Congress to quickly enact a new pandemic relief package targeting hardest-hit swaths of the economy, as lawmakers race to stand up federal aid in the face of the latest spike in coronavirus cases across much…
Politics Jun 25U.S. sent $1.4 billion in virus relief payments to dead people
A government watchdog says nearly 1.1 million relief payments totaling some $1.4 billion went to dead people in the government’s coronavirus aid program.
Politics Jun 17Trump proposes measure rolling back tech company protections
The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that generally could not be held legally responsible for what people post on the sites.