After John Boehner was elected leader of the House Republicans in 2006, Fox News host Chris Wallace asked him what was, at the time, an obvious question: “Medicare prescription drug benefit,” Wallace said. “How do you think it’s working?”
Concerns are building among members of the U.S. Congress over AT&T Inc.’s proposed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA Inc., as a Democratic senator urged the government to block the deal and three other lawmakers criticized it.
The connection between major national charities and telemarketers should be investigated by the Federal Trade Commission for possibly abusing tax-exempt status or breaking the law, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Herb Kohl say.
Senator Herb Kohl, a Wisconsin Democrat who is chairman of a U.S. Senate antitrust panel holding a hearing on Google Inc. today, questioned whether the company can provide unbiased Internet search results.
A congressional subcommittee is making plans for a hearing to probe Verizon’s spectrum purchase from certain cable companies and a separate marketing agreement to cross-sell each other’s products, U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, a Democrat from Wisconsin, said in an e-mailed statement.