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Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet

Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet

Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet   New York Times Dems make last-minute appeal to stop net neutrality vote   The Hill More Republicans in Congress criticize FCC’s net neutrality plan   TechCrunch Is This the Twilight of the Internet’s Golden Age?   Popular Mechanics The false promise behind the FCC’s net neutrality repeal plan   Washington Post Full coverage

Joined by his son Billy, an emotional Jimmy Kimmel makes the case for CHIP

Joined by his son Billy, an emotional Jimmy Kimmel makes the case for CHIP

Joined by his son Billy, an emotional Jimmy Kimmel makes the case for CHIP   USA TODAY Jimmy Kimmel makes tearful plea alongside 7-month-old son for Congress to save child healthcare program   Business Insider Kimmel features young son in plea for health-care funding   The Hill (blog) Full coverage

Trump accusers call for Congress to investigate sexual harassment allegations against him

Trump accusers call for Congress to investigate sexual harassment allegations against him

Trump accusers call for Congress to investigate sexual harassment allegations against him   ABC News Factbox: Women Who Have Accused Trump of Inappropriate Conduct   U.S. News & World Report Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct seek congressional probe   Reuters Two Women Say Donald Trump Touched Them Inappropriately   New York Times As Trump’s accusers step up, Democrats call on him to resign. They have a point.   Washington Post Full coverage

Tillerson Criticizes Saudi Arabia, Citing Its Policies in Yemen and Lebanon

Tillerson Criticizes Saudi Arabia, Citing Its Policies in Yemen and Lebanon

Tillerson Criticizes Saudi Arabia, Citing Its Policies in Yemen and Lebanon   New York Times In push for Yemen aid, US warned Saudis of threats in Congress   Reuters Tillerson scolds Saudi Arabia over blocking humanitarian aid to Yemen   Los Angeles Times Here’s How Both Barack Obama And Donald Trump Stoked The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry   NDTV US Embassy’s move to Jerusalem should take at least two years, Tillerson says   Washington Post Full coverage

Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks to resign following sexual harassment claim

Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks to resign following sexual harassment claim

Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks to resign following sexual harassment claim   CNN Rep. Trent Franks to resign, acknowledging ethics probe into a ‘discussion of surrogacy’ with female subordinates   Washington Post Rep. Trent Franks To Resign From Congress After Asking Staffers About Surrogacy   NPR Roberts: Trent Franks resignation is just bizarre   AZCentral.com Arizona congressman to resign after asking staffers to be surrogate mothers   The Guardian Full coverage

Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses   New York Times Utah will face a ‘human crisis’ without immigration reform, local leaders say   Salt Lake Tribune Senate Republicans Introduce A ‘Pro-American’ DACA Fix   The Daily Caller The Dream Act could bring the rule of law back to immigration policy   Los Angeles Times More Than 180 Protesters Arrested At Rally For Dreamers As Congress Drags Its Feet   HuffPost Full coverage

Jordan’s King joins criticism over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Jordan’s King joins criticism over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Jordan’s King joins criticism over Trump’s Jerusalem decision   CNN In 1995, Congress reached a compromise on the issue of Jerusalem. Trump is poised to end it.   Washington Post Jerusalem: Trump recognition ‘kiss of death’ for peace   BBC News Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: December 6, 2017   Haaretz Trump says announcement on Jerusalem “long overdue” at Cabinet meeting — live stream   CBS News Full coverage

Rep. John Conyers Jr. resigns over sexual harassment allegations after a half-century in Congress

Rep. John Conyers Jr. resigns over sexual harassment allegations after a half-century in Congress

Rep. John Conyers Jr. resigns over sexual harassment allegations after a half-century in Congress   Washington Post Conyers resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations   The Hill Conyers Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations   NPR Conyers announces retirement from Congress, endorses son   MSNBC John Conyers saga puts spotlight on Pelosi’s weak leadership   Newsday Full coverage

Trump’s tax plan is still even less popular than Trump

Trump’s tax plan is still even less popular than Trump

Trump’s tax plan is still even less popular than Trump   Washington Post House conservatives push for repeal of ObamaCare mandate in final tax bill   The Hill US Democrats flex muscles as Congress confronts a government shutdown   Reuters Our Broken Politics Only Encourages Deficit Busting   Bloomberg House GOP leaders vow no deals with Democrats on stopgap spending   Politico Full coverage