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Senator Jay Rockefeller

State Lawmakers Again Trying to Justify Video Game Censorship

Berin Szoka | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Berin Szoka

Any law that imposes special restrictions on video games, like minimum age to purchase or subjective labeling, will require a lot more proof than the Massachusetts study could provide.

Ryan Grim

Senate Loses Another Liberal Lion | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

With the announcement by Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin (D) that he will not seek reelection in 2014, the Senate stands to lose two of the remaining members who...

Amanda Terkel

Senate Targets Video Games In Wake Of Sandy Hook Shooting | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) has introduced one of Congress' first pieces of legislation related to the tragedy in Newtown, Conn.: a b...

U.S. Senator Likely To Be Rebuffed In News Corp. Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

* Rockefeller had asked for any evidence of US misconduct * Leveson not authorized to fulfill request, sources say * U.S...

Bianca Bosker

Officials Push For Action In 'Online Privacy War' | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Top senators and members of the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday criticized the current state of Internet privacy regulations and pushed for legi...

It Takes Guts to Support Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

What is in the Senate bill that is worth passing? A lot. And what passes this year or early next year is only the beginning of the reform process.

Should Closed Car Dealers Be Re-Opened by Congress?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Dealers say that automakers will save little -- if anything -- from closing outlets.

Rockefeller Apologizes For Suggesting McCain Was Insensitive Warrior

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has apologized for comments he made about Sen. McCain that were reported in the Charleston Gazette: "McCain was a figh...