The latest on Amy Klobucher, the senior United States senator from Minnesota. Klobuchar has served the state in the U.S. Senate since 2007. She is the first woman elected to the United States Senate from Minnesota. Klobuchar unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, losing to Vice President Joe Biden.
ChatGPT creator is worried about AI
"I think if this technology goes wrong, it can go quite wrong," Altman told senators.
Full list of 33 Democrats who voted to overturn D.C. crime bill
Of the 81 senators who voted against a new crime code for the capital, 33 were Democrats including the Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Ticketmaster draws bipartisan fire from Congress in Taylor Swift hearing
"You have brought together Republicans and Democrats in an absolutely unified cause," Senator Richard Blumenthal told the President of Ticketmaster.
Senate holds Taylor Swift-Ticketmaster hearing today—what to expect
Thousands of fans missed out on tickets to Swift's 2023 tour thanks to multiple glitches on the Ticketmaster website.
Big Tech Antitrust Reform Is a Game of Inches
Much like football, bringing about reforms to legal systems is a game of inches, requiring incremental, yet significant, progress.
Warren, Hawley push Online Choice Act protecting users, but can't get vote
"The reason is because big tech spends a bajillion dollar lobbying folks," Senator Josh Hawley told Newsweek.
Ted Cruz Jokes Floridians Don't 'Have to Worry' About Floods Thanks to Dems
Cruz's tweet was in response to a clip of Senator Amy Klobuchar saying that Hurricane Ian is a reason why voters should back Democrats in the midterms.
Barnes Appeals to Family Farmers Pressed By 'Big Ag' in Rural Wisconsin
"If a guy has 5,000 cows and a great credit line at the bank, that means the community he lives in is short about 50 farmers," a Wisconsin farmer told Newsweek.
Josh Hawley Calls Tech Bill Stall a 'Cave to the Tech Companies' by Schumer
Republican Senators Grassley, Hawley and Graham criticized Chuck Schumer for breaking his promise to hold a tech bill vote by "early summer."
Dems and GOP Unite In Fight Against Big Tech: 'It's Common Sense'
"If we don't have competition in the digital marketplace, we run the risk of damaging our economy .... but also our national security," Rep. Cicilline said.
Big Tech Lobbyists are Crying Wolf in a Desperate Bid to Avoid Competition
Google, Amazon and other tech giants have spun up their lobbying machines to prevent new legislation from threatening their bottom line.
Big Tech Antitrust Bills Ignore What Makes Silicon Valley Powerful
Private competition, whether of ideas or products, needs public space. But there is no public square, no public marketplace, on today's internet.
Late Rep. Jim Hagedorn Remembered by Amy Klobuchar, Tim Walz and Others
After the death of the GOP congressman who had had a long battle with cancer was announced on Friday, tributes began flooding in.
Lawmakers Take Aim at Social Media as Facebook, TikTok Face Scrutiny
Senators Amy Klobuchar (D) and Cynthia Lummis (R) introduced legislation to combat social media "addiction" and the spread of misinformation on the platforms.
Senate Passes Bill for Capitol Police to Request Help Without Pre-Approval
It took over an hour for the Pentagon to approve deploying the National Guard to the Capitol as tens of thousands of Trump supporters overwhelmed 1,200 Capitol Police officers.
5 Takeaways From Wednesday's Senate Hearing With Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri
Instagram's Mosseri proposed creating an "industry body" to help oversee social media companies moving forward.
Bipartisan Pair of Senators Champion Booster Shots as Omicron Threat Looms
Senators Amy Klobuchar and Bill Cassidy joined U.S. health officials on Sunday to push booster shots as more countries reported their first cases of the Omicron variant.
Senators Aim to Limit Merger Options in Latest Push to Regulate Big Tech
The Platform Competition and Opportunity Act would give the government greater power to stop mergers that it believes violate antitrust laws.
Prince's Home State of Minnesota to Lobby to Honor Late Pop Star With Medal
"Prince is a Minnesota icon. He showed that it was OK to be a short, Black kid from Minneapolis and still change the world," Representative Ilhan Omar said.
George W. Bush Remembers Colin Powell as 'Highly Respected, Great Man'
The former president and other prominent figures paid their respects to the late secretary of state.
Big Tech Won't Be Allowed to Favor Own Products, Should Senate Pass Bill
"As Big Tech has grown and evolved over the years, our laws have not changed to keep up and ensure these companies are competing fairly," Senator Grassley said.
Amy Klobuchar Urges Health Checkups During Pandemic, Reveals She Had Cancer
In a statement, the Minnesota senator said she had skipped a routine physical exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amy Klobuchar Calls for Stephen Breyer to Retire 'Sooner Rather Than Later'
The senator said it was time for the Senate to abolish the filibuster in order to guarantee abortion rights.
Bipartisan Trio Introduces Bill to Free Apps of Apple, Google Pay Systems
"For years, Apple and Google have squashed competitors and kept consumers in the dark, Senator Richard Blumenthal said in a statement.
Senate Passes Bill Awarding Capitol Police With Medals of Honor for Jan. 6
Senator Amy Klobuchar said the medals are "a recognition that will be on display for people to understand and remember what these officers did."
Klobuchar Backs Biden on Facebook Vax Misinformation: 'Take This Cr*p Off'
"These are the richest companies in the world...there's absolutely no reason they shouldn't be able to monitor this better," Sen. Klobuchar said.
Klobuchar: If Stephen Breyer Decides to Retire, He Should Do It Sooner
The Minnesota senator invoked concerns over Supreme Court nomination "manipulation" by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Gosar Says Capitol Police 'Lying in Wait' to Shoot, Votes Against Medals
While questioning FBI Director Christopher Wray, Gosar repeatedly characterized Babbitt's death as an "execution." The Capitol police officer who fatally shot her as she tried to trespass into a barricaded doorway of the Capitol building on January 6 has been cleared of wrongdoing.
Ted Cruz Scrolls Phone, As Klobuchar Rebukes Him at Voting Rights Hearing
Cruz has called the voting rights bill a "fraud law" and claimed that Democrats want to pass it to "manipulate and steal" future elections.
Klobuchar Defends Cheney Amid GOP Dissension, Admires Her Moral 'Courage'
"We don't want history to repeat itself," the Democratic senator said.