Just spent $200 on a smartphone and want to switch carriers? Due to congressional act, it’s up to the Librarian of Congress to decide if and when you’re allowed to “unlock” your phone and get a different provider.
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In the 21st century, the American political world revolves around a handful of key dates. But prior to 1933, March 4th was the biggest day on the calendar, next to Election Day.
The United States Postal Service has made good on threats to end Saturday letter delivery, but does Congress need to sign off on the move under its constitutional powers?
Lost in the commotion over Washington’s budget debate is the dire situation of the United States Postal Service, which could face a possible October shutdown if Congress can’t act. The Postal Service got a small bit of good news this week: Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong might return up to $30 million he got in United […]
On Thursday, Representative John Boehner of Ohio was once again chosen as speaker of the House of Representatives. So how exactly did that happen? No, we’re not talking about the politics behind Boehner’s narrow victory–although that’s certainly worth talking about–but the process. Boehner’s re-election by his constituents didn’t guarantee he would maintain the top post […]