The sharply partisan vote led by Republicans marks a pivot toward letting Internet providers collect and sell their customers' Web browsing history, location information, health data and personal details such as Social Security numbers. The bill, already approved by the Senate, heads to President Trump.
Chairman Devin Nunes said his panel would not interview more witnesses in its investigation of alleged Russian meddling in the election until two intelligence chiefs return for a briefing with lawmakers.
The second lady is one of the most important influences on one of President Trump’s most important political allies. While Karen Pence has repeatedly said that she never weighs in on or attempts to influence policy, supporters and critics alike cite her as a force behind her husband’s socially conservative stances.
While Republican lawmakers of all ideological stripes were optimistic that the plan to replace Obamacare could be resurrected in the coming weeks, there was little indication of any concrete shift in the political fundamentals that led to its failure.
The selection of the former senator, who is a highly decorated Marine veteran, faced heavy criticism from female alumni because of past statements Webb made that women aren’t suited for combat and shouldn’t attend the academy.
The bill, which passed with a veto-proof majority, sets up an accountability system for rating schools and prohibits the state school board from using vouchers and charters as a way to fix failing schools.
After setting or re-setting 12 NCAA records, winning five titles and helping Stanford win its first national championship since 1998, the Olympian has turned her focus to this summer’s world championships in Budapest.
With the state facing the possibility of being barred from hosting more postseason events over its “bathroom bill,” GOP legislators said they had agreed to a repeal proposal made by Gov. Roy Cooper last week. Cooper’s spokesman called one of their conditions a “dealbreaker.”