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Mark Warner

 
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Virginia
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2021-01-02
2027-01-02
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03/25/2024 --thehill
Congress remains frozen in efforts to halt the lies, threats and conspiracy theories that constantly flow like corrosive sewage on the internet.
03/21/2024 --benzinga
In a recent push to address national security concerns, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has taken a stand on the future of TikTok in the United States, advocating for legislation that could reshape the app’s ownership. What Happened: Cruz has expressed that the contentious bill requiring TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, to sell the app will be advantageous for its users. The Hill reported on Wednesday that Cruz, following a classified briefing, argued the bill would prevent Chinese Communist Party influence on the app and enhance user experience. "For the people who use TikTok and enjoy it: This is not about getting rid of that," he said, adding that it was about transferring its control away from China. Cruz emphasized the importance of protecting the privacy of the 170 million American TikTok users from potential espionage and surveillance by the Chinese government. "I think it is very important," Cruz continued. "And will benefit the users of TikTok and everyone else, too." Cruz also voiced concerns over propaganda and harmful content being disseminated to children via TikTok. The bill, which has been described as a “ban” by critics, actually provides ByteDance with 165 days to divest and ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
03/21/2024 --benzinga
In a recent push to address national security concerns, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has taken a stand on the future of TikTok in the United States, advocating for legislation that could reshape the app’s ownership. What Happened: Cruz has expressed that the contentious bill requiring TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, to sell the app will be advantageous for its users. The Hill reported on Wednesday that Cruz, following a classified briefing, argued the bill would prevent Chinese Communist Party influence on the app and enhance user experience. "For the people who use TikTok and enjoy it: This is not about getting rid of that," he said, adding that it was about transferring its control away from China. Cruz emphasized the importance of protecting the privacy of the 170 million American TikTok users from potential espionage and surveillance by the Chinese government. "I think it is very important," Cruz continued. "And will benefit the users of TikTok and everyone else, too." Cruz also voiced concerns over propaganda and harmful content being disseminated to children via TikTok. The bill, which has been described as a “ban” by critics, actually provides ByteDance with 165 days to divest and ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
03/21/2024 --npr
Senators who attended a classified intelligence briefing focused on TikTok's influence say the public should get the same information. There's bipartisan support for a vote on a House bill on the app.
03/21/2024 --npr
Senators who attended a classified intelligence briefing focused on TikTok's influence say the public should get the same information. There's bipartisan support for a vote on a House bill on the app.
03/20/2024 --theepochtimes
'We don’t want to overshoot the target here but we don’t want to miss,' says Marco Rubio.
03/20/2024 --foxnews
A bipartisan group of lawmakers reacted with concern following a classified national security briefing on TikTok Wednesday.
03/18/2024 --rollcall
An Southwest Airlines plane passes the Capitol dome before landing at Washington Reagan National Airport on Feb. 9.
03/18/2024 --rollcall
An Southwest Airlines plane passes the Capitol dome before landing at Washington Reagan National Airport on Feb. 9.
03/18/2024 --abc7
Catherine's so-called disappearance has led TikTok and X users to swan dive into bizarre conspiracy theories and jokes so thickly intertextual it makes one wonder if social media really does give us brain worms.
03/18/2024 --abc7
Catherine's so-called disappearance has led TikTok and X users to swan dive into bizarre conspiracy theories and jokes so thickly intertextual it makes one wonder if social media really does give us brain worms.
03/17/2024 --foxnews
Several Democrats said they expect their caucus to move to table the impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas when they reach the Senate.
03/15/2024 --foxnews
Senators are projecting bipartisan interest in a bill that would force TikTok to divest from China or be banned in the U.S.
03/14/2024 --nypost
Why should we tolerate Beijing’s ownership and control over TikTok, from which a third of American adults under 30 allegedly get their news? The answer is simple: We shouldn’t.
03/14/2024 --nypost
Why should we tolerate Beijing’s ownership and control over TikTok, from which a third of American adults under 30 allegedly get their news? The answer is simple: We shouldn’t.
03/14/2024 --rollcall
The Supreme Court building is seen at sunset in Washington.
03/14/2024 --rollcall
The Supreme Court building is seen at sunset in Washington.
03/14/2024 --rollcall
Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok, arrives to testify during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in January.
03/13/2024 --kron4
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday the Senate “will review” the House-passed bill that would force TikTok’s Chinese owner to sell the app or see it banned in the U.S., but he stayed firmly noncommittal about bringing the legislation to the floor. The legislation passed the House with an overwhelming margin, 352-65, earlier [...]
03/13/2024 --kron4
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday the Senate “will review” the House-passed bill that would force TikTok’s Chinese owner to sell the app or see it banned in the U.S., but he stayed firmly noncommittal about bringing the legislation to the floor. The legislation passed the House with an overwhelming margin, 352-65, earlier [...]
03/13/2024 --cbs17
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that the Senate “will review” the House-passed bill that would force TikTok’s Chinese owner to sell the app or see it banned in the U.S., but stayed firmly non-committal about bringing the legislation to the floor. The legislation passed the House with an overwhelming margin, 352 to [...]
03/13/2024 --wsav
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday the Senate “will review” the House-passed bill that would force TikTok’s Chinese owner to sell the app or see it banned in the U.S., but he stayed firmly noncommittal about bringing the legislation to the floor. The legislation passed the House with an overwhelming margin, 352-65, earlier [...]
03/13/2024 --wfla
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that the Senate “will review” the House-passed bill that would force TikTok’s Chinese owner to sell the app or see it banned in the U.S., but stayed firmly non-committal about bringing the legislation to the floor. The legislation passed the House with an overwhelming margin, 352 to [...]
03/13/2024 --deadline
House lawmakers overwhelmingly passed legislation today that would force the parent company of TikTok to divest the popular app or face a ban on U.S. platforms. The legislation passed 352-65, easily clearing the 2/3 threshold needed. The bill now goes to the Senate, where no timetable is set for considering the legislation. “The Senate will […]
03/13/2024 --nbcnews
Get live updates on a bill the House is expected to vote on today that could prompt a ban on social media platform TikTok if certain criteria isn't met by ByteDance.
03/13/2024 --rollcall
Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok, arrives to testify during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in March.
03/12/2024 --huffpost
The House is set to pass legislation that could result in a ban of the popular social media app TikTok, but members of the Senate have other ideas.
03/12/2024 --rollcall
A pair of Senate panels this week held hearings on voting rights and election security. Above, a voter prepares to cast a ballot at a polling place in Arlington, Va., on March 5.
03/10/2024 --cbsnews
On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries join Margaret Brennan.
03/08/2024 --abcnews
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
02/29/2024 --thehill
Should any U.S. president be using a Chinese-owned, Communist Party-controlled social media platform to win re-election?
02/29/2024 --thehill
Should any U.S. president be using a Chinese-owned, Communist Party-controlled social media platform to win re-election?
11/08/2023 --rollcall
The General Services Administration has picked Maryland as the home of the new FBI headquarters, the agency confirmed Wednesday, after a lengthy and high-profile competition over where the new facility would be built. The GSA most recently had narrowed down the search to three sites, two in Maryland and one in Virginia, and lawmakers and […] The post Government selects Maryland location for new FBI national headquarters appeared first on Roll Call.