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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson

Kamala Harris and other prominent Democrats are demanding an investigation into how facial recognition tech is being used on people who live in public...

Lawmakers sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson asking for information on how the controversial technology is being deployed.
Democratic Senator and US Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren.

Lawmakers have turned their fire on Goldman Sachs over the Apple Card and say the bank needs to explain its algorithm

The US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren and Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden called out Goldman Sachs' response to Apple Card sexism allegations.

Tech execs who lie about privacy violations could face 20 years behind bars under a newly proposed Senate bill

A newly-proposed Senate bill would give the Federal Trade Commission more teeth to crack down on tech companies' privacy violations.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

An influential senator thinks Mark Zuckerberg should be ‘held personally accountable’ for Facebook’s privacy problems, including ...

Sen. Ron Wyden said Zuckerberg lied about Facebook's privacy practices and ought to face legal consequences for that, including possible imprisonment.
Mark Zuckerberg

Some lawmakers are already raising concerns about Facebook’s plans to merge its messaging apps

Politicians are raising concerns around data privacy and anti-trust issues.

Republicans and Democrats agree: Trump can’t just do what he wants with NAFTA

"The simple fact is NAFTA was enacted through legislation," Republican Sen. Toomey said. "It requires legislation to repeal it."

Democrats will be able to make Trump’s tax returns public if they take back Congress. Here’s how.

Taking back the House would allow Democrats, using their newfound control of the Ways and Means Committee, to review the tax returns and decide whether or not to release them.
Donald Trump.

Democrats zero in on New York Times investigation into Trump’s wealth and once again push for his tax returns

Democrats are zeroing in on The New York Times' Tuesday investigation into President Donald Trump's wealth, once again pushing to obtain the president's tax returns.
The office in charge of overseeing the Senate's security apparently doesn't have the power to protect the personal email accounts of senators and their aides.

Congress is powerless to stop the most obvious way they could get hacked by foreign states

Foreign governments are hacking into the personal email accounts of US senators and their aides, according to Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). But the office in charge of overseeing the Senate's security has no power to protect senators and staffers' personal accounts and devices.

Some vote-counting computers came with a critical flaw that could have let hackers access them

The top voting machine maker admitted in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden that it installed remote access software on election equipment it shipped starting in 2000.