Sean Moran

Sean Moran

Nancy Pelosi to Draft Resolution to Condemn Trump Tweets

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Monday that Democrats will offer a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s “racist” tweets against Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

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Google-Funded Heritage Foundation Decries ‘Heavy-Handed’ Tech Regulations

The Heritage Foundation released a statement ahead of the White House’s social media summit attacking alleged “heavy-handed” regulations while suggesting that the social media companies “are responding” to the question of censorship of conservative and alternative voices on the Internet. Heritage Foundation receives donations from Google.

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Report: FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion for Privacy Violations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly approved Friday a $5 billion settlement with Facebook following the social media giants’ handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This serves as the largest fine the FTC has given out for privacy violations; however, politicians and activists have said that this fine serves as a “bargain” for Facebook.

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Marsha Blackburn: Snapchat Videos ‘a Child Predator’s Dream’

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) wrote a letter to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, contending that the social media platform “fails to provide parents with adequate warnings about the platform’s dangers,” including adult content and child predators. 

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Policy Conference at the U.S. Capitol Visitor's Center Auditorium June 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Created as a bridge between conservative Tea Party movement and evangelical voters, the Faith and Freedom Coalition was founded by Christian conservative …

Half of House Democrats Back Medicare for All

Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) became Friday the 115th sponsor for Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s (D-WA) Medicare for All, meaning that nearly half of the House Democrat caucus backs the single-payer healthcare legislation.

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