Sen. Barbara Boxer

Poisoning From E-Cigarettes Gives Lawmakers Added Ammunition

A new government study of e-cigarettes provides new ammunition for lawmakers looking to impose tighter regulations on the smoke-free product.

Senators Introduce Bill to Limit E-Cigarette Marketing to Kids and Teens

Worried that e-cigarettes are taking the same marketing path as conventional cigarettes, a group of Democratic senators introduced legislation today that would prohibit the marketing of them to children and teens.

FTC Nominee Grilled by Senate Panel

If the Senate clears his nomination for the Federal Trade Commission, Joshua Wright will sit out the agency's investigation into Google.

Senate Dems Keep Heat on FCC in Clyburn Nomination Hearings

Senate Dems threatened to pass a resolution of disapproval over the Federal Communications Commission’s media ownership rules, currently under circulation at the agency. The threat came from Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) during today's Senate Commerce renomination hearing of commissioner Mignon Clyburn.