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Politics Lamar Smith

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was investigating Equifax Inc's massive data breach, and a top Democrat suggested the credit-monitoring company's corporate leaders might need to resign. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer compared Equifax to Enron, the U.S. energy company that filed for bankruptcy in 2001 after...

  • "With so much rebuilding needed, we should make it easier for folks to get back to work," said Representative Lloyd Doggett, a Democrat whose constituency includes parts of southeast Texas. President Donald Trump, a Republican, built a base of support in the 2016 election campaign by vowing to stop people immigrating to the United States illegally and is pushing...

  • LAS VEGAS, July 28- A U.S. congressional panel this week asked 22 government agencies to share documents on Moscow- based cyber firm Kaspersky Lab, saying its products could be used to carry out "nefarious activities against the United States," according to letters seen by Reuters. The committee asked the agencies for all documents and communications about...