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Topic - Greg Walden
Lawmakers Tuesday expressed deep concern about the new "net neutrality" program advanced by the Federal Communications Commission, telling FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in an oversight hearing that the panel's effort to oversee Internet traffic rules is heading into "rough waters."
Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon Republican, said Wednesday that the outcome of the special election in Florida's 13th district would make him worried if he was a Democrat facing a tough election in November.
The Federal Communications Commission says a controversial study of the nation's newsrooms is being reworked, but House Republicans aren't taking any chances.
House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Barack Obama's health care law need to look no further than their own back yards, some of which are traditionally liberal strongholds.
Amid all the news coverage of the ill-begotten Healthcare.gov website and other Obamacare problems, it would have been easy to overlook a recent announcement from two leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The announcement is too important to go unnoticed.
The head of the House Republicans' fundraising and recruiting arm predicts his party will retain control of the chamber next year and gain seats in November - pushing back at estimates by many political experts that the GOP will drop a dozen or more seats in the election.
House Republicans on Tuesday pushed forward a bill designed to increase transparency at the Federal Communications Commission and prevent what critics say are needless regulations that have created uncertainty in the market and inhibited deal-making.
"We believe a lot that the drive for 245 is more than just a rhyming number," Mr. Walden told Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call. "We know there's going to be some puts-and-takes there, but I think you can get to 245 [seats] this cycle."