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News: McMahon spends less

Washington — It may seem as if Linda McMahon has saturated your television with commercials, but the Republican is spending a lot less than she did in her bid for the Senate two years ago. According to her latest filings with the Federal Election Commission, McMahon lent her campaign another $4.2 million last month, for […]

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A new call to study cellphone radiation

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report today, according to Washington Post tech blogger Hayley Tsukayama, that says cellphone exposure limits should be reassessed. The blogger writes, “While the report did not suggest that cellphone use causes cancer, the agency did say that FCC’s current energy exposure limit for mobile phones, established in 1996, […]

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Lieberman to try again on cyber bill, but victory may be elusive

Washington — After Republicans, including friend Sen. John McCain, defeated his plan, Sen. Joseph Lieberman says he wants to try again to win consensus on a cybersecurity bill aimed at protecting critical U.S. industries from attack. But having already stripped his bill of everything he thought was objectionable, Lieberman, a Connecticut independent, said Tuesday he’s […]

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Donovan used Murphy testimonial without permission

U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy vouches for the integrity of embattled House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan in a new mailing, putting him in the middle of Donovan’s Democratic primary for Murphy’s congressional seat. But the testimonial was unauthorized, forcing the Donovan campaign to issue a statement of regret Tuesday night for using Murphy’s photo and […]