Third Senate Democrat opposes mega-bundler ambassador pick for Norway

Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) said this week that he’s going to vote against bundler George Tsunis to be ambassador to Norway.

AT&T: Buying DirecTV would cut our costs — but probably not yours

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of the two firms Tuesday, trying to secure a commitment by AT&T to price relief.

The Switchboard: Al Franken seeks Netflix’s aid in challenging Comcast

(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

The five tech policy stories you need to read.

Sen. Al Franken: ‘I’d be a really hard subject to satirize’

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), a former “Saturday Night Live” star, answered questions about whether the comedian Franken would poke fun at the lawmaker.

The amazing Jesse Ventura lawsuit, explained

Bradley Cooper is involved!

Who’s for, who’s against Shinseki’s resignation

More than 60 House members and 15 senators have called on the embattled VA chief to step down.

Al Franken offers donors Conan O'Brien brunch

The Minnesota senator is taking a page from President Obama and offering supporters the chance to dine with a celebrity.