U.S. House passes Keystone bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives approved the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, but a similar measure struggled to get enough support in the Senate and President Barack Obama indicated he might use his veto if the bill does get through Congress

Obama pressures FCC for strong net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said Internet service providers should be regulated more like public utilities to make sure they grant equal access to all content providers, touching off intense protests from cable and telecoms companies and Republican lawmakers.

Republicans make a play for Silicon Valley, the countrys largest ATM

Although the tech culture attaches a stigma to Republicans conservative social views, politicians such as Rand Paul and Chris Christie are making inroads among the billionaires of California, the countrys largest ATM In an Edwardian home in San Franciscos Haight-Ashbury district, close to a dozen people gathered for a political fundraiser with a dirty little secret. The neighbourhood was the site of the Summer of Love in 1967 and retains a Bohemian vibe, so the house seemed a natural venue for permissive types from the Democratic party.