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For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap

July 20, 2019
Peter Baker | The New York Times
What could be more American than vowing to go to the moon and beyond on the Fourth of July? For Mr. Trump, it was a chance to channel his inner John F. Kennedy, who first made the moon the nation’s goal — to make the sort of bold promise that appeals to his own sense of greatness and to wrap himself in a part of Americana akin to baseball and apple pie.
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‘Like a rocket’: Trump revels in his love-hate relationship with Twitter

July 12, 2019
Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
Trump’s entire presidency has been something of a social media summit. His tweets send diplomats careening; reporters and editors scrambling; and Republican lawmakers dashing for the safety of the members-only elevators — while also claiming that no, they’ve just been so focused on governing that they somehow missed that latest tweet.
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States ramp up pressure on federal regulators to rein in Big Tech

June 13, 2019
Ylan Mui, Karen James Sloan, Mary Catherine Wellons | CNBC
States are turning up the pressure on federal regulators to police the biggest tech companies and give consumers more control over their personal data.
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Lawmakers begin antitrust investigations into big tech companies

June 11, 2019
Ylan Mui | CNBC
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are starting their investigative hearings into the dominance of big tech.
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Are Lawmakers Tech Savvy Enough To Conduct Their Antitrust Investigation?

June 6, 2019
Kelsey Snell | NPR
Members of Congress say they realize many Americans worry about how powerful tech companies are getting, but when they've tried to bring top executives to Washington to account for their behavior, many lawmakers have revealed just how bad they are at understanding how all of that technology works.
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