Ostensibly, Thursday’s U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing was intended to be an assessment of what social media platforms are doing, and what they ought to be doing better, as mass shootings and the monsters who commit them continue to rain tragedy on communities around the world.
Mark Kelly, retired astronaut and husband of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, this morning announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona previously held by John McCain.
Senate Democrats are getting serious about overruling the FCC’s recent decision to kill net neutrality protections. Republican Senator Susan Collins has joined 49 Democrats in the endorsement of a legislative measure that would reverse the FCC’s ruling. Only one more vote is necessary for the measure to pass the Senate.