In a race to the finish, Obama administration presses ahead with ambitious rules

As the future Trump administration begins to take shape, the Obama White House is engaged in a frenzied, final effort to put in place as many new rules and regulations as time allows. The goal: to complete several major regulations and other executive actions before President Obama leaves office on Jan. 20. Under consideration are executive actions that would affect land […]

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For Trump-Clinton Debate, The Biggest Rules Are Secret

When Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off for their first debate on Monday, a strict set of rules are designed to govern the event. Besides the candidates themselves, however, virtually no one actually knows what the rules say. It’s a curious tradition in general election debates: The candidates’ top strategists negotiate written rules and keep them a closely guarded […]

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How Donald Trump broke Fox News’ debate rules

Donald Trump consulted with his campaign manager during the first commercial break at Thursday night’s Republican debate, violating ground rules from Fox News stating that candidates would not be allowed to have contact with their campaigns, rival campaign sources told CNNMoney. While that exchange was the clearest violation of debate rules to date, the sources said, it followed a pattern: […]

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Hillary Backs Strongest Net Neutrality Rules

Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate voices support for Title II Hillary Clinton said at a Silicon Valley conference for women leaders Tuesday that she supports President Barack Obama’s call for the strongest possible rules to safe guard net neutrality. That includes, Clinton said, reclassifying broadband providers under what’s known as Title II of the Communications Act, the most controversial option available […]

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New Rules Would Let Drones Rule the Sky

A Federal Aviation Administration analysis of the impact of commercial drones proposes a world in which the remote-controlled devices become a common sight Small drones could take to the skies in droves, if the government adopts proposals widely favorable to commercial use of remote-controlled aircraft. An Federal Aviation Administration analysis envisions small drones—flying machines which weigh 55 pounds or less— […]

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