The longest-serving lawmaker in congressional history, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) announced Monday he is retiring at the end of the 113th Congress. He will have served 29 terms.
Rep. Fred Upton
A new study proposed by the Federal Communications Commission caught the wrath of 16 GOP members of the Commerce Committee, who see it as a sneaky way to bring back the Fairness Doctrine.
Two House Republicans announced an ambitious initiative to rewrite and update the decades-old communications laws that have been overwhelmed by new technologies and new media.
Now that the election is over, the GOP-controlled House is moving fast to line up its leadership for the 113th Congress beginning in January. Below are the lawmakers that will be calling the shots on policy impacting media, advertising and technology businesses. Rep. Fred Upton (Mich.) Chairman, Energy and Commerce
Hammering out the differences into the wee hours of Thursday morning, a bipartisan, bicameral congressional committee took the historic first step toward unleashing more wireless spectrum to feed an increasingly hungry mobile marketplace.