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Senate Wants Answers from Tether CEO 
Senate Wants Answers from Tether CEO 
November 24, 2021  |  Cryptocurrency

U.S. Senate Banking Committee chairman Sherrod Brown recently sent a letter to Tether Holdings Limited CEO Jean-Louis van der Velde expressing concerns about stablecoins and...

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US Senate OKs $1T Infrastructure Bill, Includes Funds For EV Charging Network
US Senate OKs $1T Infrastructure Bill, Includes Funds For EV Charging Network
August 10, 2021  |  Politics

The $1 trillion Senate-approved, bipartisan infrastructure bill will help to improve the nation’s internet services, roads, bridges, pipes and ports, a Washington Post report says....

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Senate Judiciary Committee Presses Google, Amazon For Smart Home Info
Senate Judiciary Committee Presses Google, Amazon For Smart Home Info
June 23, 2021  |  ANTITRUST

The chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights has called on Amazon and Google’s Alphabet to extend more information about...

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Telemedicine For Rural And Elderly Patients Gets Bipartisan Backing In Congress
Telemedicine For Rural And Elderly Patients Gets Bipartisan Backing In Congress
June 17, 2021  |  Healthcare

Millions of Americans stayed connected with their doctors through telemedicine for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, those without convenient access to care,...

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Amazon CEO Bezos Turns Down Senate Testimony Invite From Sanders
Amazon CEO Bezos Turns Down Senate Testimony Invite From Sanders
March 15, 2021  |  Economy

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos told Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) that he won’t be testifying at the upcoming Senate Budget Committee hearing on inequality, CNN reported on Friday...

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Trailblazer Janet Yellen Gets Senate Committee Nod For Treasury Secretary
Trailblazer Janet Yellen Gets Senate Committee Nod For Treasury Secretary
January 22, 2021  |  Politics

The Senate Finance Committee voted 26-0 in favor of Janet Yellen’s appointment as the 78th secretary of the Treasury, with an anticipated move to the...

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McConnell Pledges COVID-19 Stimulus Vote This Month
McConnell Pledges COVID-19 Stimulus Vote This Month
October 13, 2020  |  Coronavirus

U.S. Senate President Mitch McConnell (D-Ky.) said on Tuesday (Oct. 13) that the body will take up a COVID-19 relief measure before the end of...

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Facebook, Google, Twitter To Face Senate Committee On Law Governing Removal Of Third-Party Content
Facebook, Google, Twitter To Face Senate Committee On Law Governing Removal Of Third-Party Content
October 01, 2020  |  Politics

In a unanimous, bipartisan vote, a U.S. Senate Committee ordered the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify on Capitol Hill about a federal...

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Rubio: Revamped PPP, SMB Loan Programs Aim To Smooth Out ‘Uneven Recovery’
Rubio: Revamped PPP, SMB Loan Programs Aim To Smooth Out ‘Uneven Recovery’
August 02, 2020  |  Loans

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, who spearheaded the landmark Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, now has to organize...

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