Business Mar 8, 2018

U.S. senators ask vote machine vendors if Russian accessed source code

Two Democratic senators on Wednesday asked major vendors of U.S. voting equipment whether they have allowed Russian entities to scrutinize their software, saying the practice could allow Moscow to hack into American elections infrastructure. The letter from Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Jeanne Shaheen followed a ...

World / Crime & Legal Jan 1, 2015

Senators seek information on FBI phone tracking

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement's use of surveillance technology that sweeps up basic cellphone data. In a bipartisan letter to the departments of Justice and Homeland Security, Sens. Patrick ...

U.S. senators demand nationwide recall over Takata airbags

World Oct 24, 2014

U.S. senators demand nationwide recall over Takata airbags

Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective airbags that can launch metal shards into occupants. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said ...