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Senate blocks NSA phone records measure (Update)

The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

Nov 19, 2014
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Internet sales tax back on Congress' radar

At least $100,000 worth of business at Chase's Do It Best Hardware in Gainesville, Ga., shuffles out the door and onto the Internet each year to avoid sales taxes, in business manager Craig Shoemaker's estimation.

Mar 12, 2014
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High-tech industry big immigration bill winner

(AP)—More than any other group, the high-tech industry got big wins in an immigration bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, thanks to a concerted lobbying effort, an ideally positioned ...

May 26, 2013
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White House backs Internet sales tax bill

The White House Monday backed a Senate bill to force online retailers like Amazon and eBay to collect state and local sales taxes, hoping to end a cost disadvantage hampering bricks and mortar businesses.

Apr 22, 2013
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'Rogue websites' bill returns to US Senate

US senators re-introduced a bill Thursday that would give the US authorities more tools to crack down on websites selling pirated movies, television shows and music and counterfeit goods.

May 13, 2011
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