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One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal. (Getty Images)

Franken Urges Netflix To Join Fight Against Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger

One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.

04/17/2014

A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: IRS Paid $4.2 Billion To Undocumented Immigrants

A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.

10/22/2013

File photo of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul: ‘There Is No Justice’ With Mandatory Sentencing Guidelines

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday implored Senate colleagues to support a sweeping overhaul of federal sentencing guidelines, saying they disproportionately affect minorities and are reminiscent of Jim Crow-era laws.

09/18/2013

A Justice Department official says the federal government will enable financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution. (Credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP / Getty Images)

Feds Set To Legalize Banking Transactions For Legitimate Marijuana Businesses

A Justice Department official says the federal government will enable financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution.

09/10/2013

James Comey. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Committee Clears Nomination of New FBI Head

The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of James Comey to be director of the FBI, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.

07/18/2013

Vice President Joe Biden says the Obama administration will do everything in its power to ensure fair voting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling stopping part of the Voting Rights Act enforcement. (Photo by Jamie Rose/Getty Images)

Biden Vows New Voting Rights Law: ‘Supreme Court Upset A Well-Established Practice’

Vice President Joe Biden says the Obama administration will do everything in its power to ensure fair voting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling stopping part of the Voting Rights Act enforcement.

06/25/2013

The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Leaders Vow To Fix US Immigration System

The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation’s immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.

05/23/2013

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, confers with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during the Senate Judiciary Committee's markup for the immigration reform bill on Capitol Hill on May 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

High-Tech Companies Pushing For More Concessions In Immigration Bill

High-tech companies looking to bring more skilled workers to the U.S. pushed Monday for more concessions in an immigration bill pending in the Senate.

05/14/2013

File photo of Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Grassley: Marathon Bombing Raises Immigration Questions

The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says the events in Boston make clear the importance of understanding gaps and loopholes in the U.S. immigration system.

04/19/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing, on April 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Napolitano Invited To Testify At Immigration Bill Senate Hearing

A far-reaching new immigration bill is getting its first test at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where opponents of the legislation will be able to face off with its authors.

04/19/2013

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