Under pressure from lawmakers and journalism groups for the Justice Department’s subpoena of reporters’ telephone records, the Obama administration sought to revive a bill to help journalists protect confidential sources.
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.
GSI Group Inc. , a provider of laser- based systems to aid manufacturing, reported the results of the rights offering accompanying the Chapter 11 plan the bankruptcy judge approved in a May 27 confirmation order.
Delaware would lose its status as the premier venue for U.S. bankruptcy cases, costing the state’s economy an estimated $100 million a year, under a bipartisan bill sponsored by leaders of the House Judiciary Committee.
Express Scripts Inc.’s $29.1 billion bid for Medco Health Solutions Inc. may face scrutiny from the U.S. House Judiciary Committee after the panel’s top Democrat questioned whether the deal is anticompetitive.
Democratic lawmakers paid respects to a slain black Florida teenager as a senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus offered his “heartfelt condolences” to his parents for “the shock, the tragedy” of their loss.