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By Brendan Sasso
Democratic lawmakers are calling on federal regulators to investigate reports that first responder radios failed during last week's shooting at Washington's Navy Yard.
Ask FCC, NTIA to Focus on How FirstNet Could Have Prevented Them; House Homeland Security Committee to Hold Hearing
By John Eggerton
By Josh Richman
Rep. Anna Eshoo wants to know why first responders who rushed to the Washington Navy Yard during last Monday’s massacre had radio failures that left them using personal cell phones and runners to communicate.
In a spelling bee pitting lawmakers against journalists, a politician came out on T-O-P
By Katy Steinmetz
The pay gap between continues to be huge, according to the latest census figures, with women who are working full time being paid only 77 percent of what men receive. The gap is even wider between men and Latinas and African-American women, according a breakdown of the census figures by the The American Association of University Women (AAUW).
By Gautham Nagesh
Industries battling over opposing policy goals is not uncommon in Washington. But few rivalries run deeper than the feud between the broadcasters and pay-TV providers over retransmission consent.
The US House of Representatives has passed a legislation to appoint a special envoy for religious minorities in South Central Asia and the Middle East.
By J.C. Derrick
In an age when bipartisan political agreement is nearly non-existent, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to create a special envoy for religious liberty in Central America and the Middle East.
By Warreb Rojas
It’s been a century since Ohio Republican Frank B. Willis wrestled the “Best Speller in the United States” crown from Washington Post editor Ira E. Bennett, sealing the fate of the flummoxed scribes at the National Press Club’s inaugural spelling contest.
By Brooks Boliek
Broadcasters are coming under growing pressure as Congress focuses on the law at the heart of disputes like the CBS-Time Warner Cable spat this summer.