(WASHINGTON) -- Chief executive officers of some of the biggest social media companies, from Facebook to Snapchat, were questioned Wednesday in a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill .Filling the seats behind them were parents, caregivers and loved ones of young people who they say... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The chief executives of the nation's top social media companies will testify before Congress on Wednesday in a hearing intended to drum up support for federal legislation to safeguard children from the online world.The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear from Linda Yaccarino,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- While senators on both side of the aisle are eager to confirm a nominee to serve as ambassador to Israel, Senate Republicans on the Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday questioned whether President Joe Biden's nominee to fill the vacant post, Jack Lew, is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The country's top banking regulators faced a grilling from lawmakers Tuesday about who was responsible for the the failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.The Senate Banking Committee heard testimony from officials at the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Intelligence chiefs from across the U.S. government face a grilling Wednesday from members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, with China likely a main focus.The annual "Worldwide Threats" hearing features the Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, CIA director William Burns, FBI director... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Wednesday is expected to get grilled by lawmakers about how the Biden administration is handling the growing problem of immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border.On Monday, a federal judge in Louisiana briefly paused the rollback of Title... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- For Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, the easiest part of a Senate confirmation hearing is over. Next come the questions -- 19 hours of them over two days.Jackson, 51, was sworn in Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, delivering an opening... Read More.