The Senate Commerce Committee deadlocked for a second time Thursday on Alvaro Bedoya, President Joe Biden’s pick for the final commissioner spot on the Federal Trade Commission. The committee voted 14-14 along partisan lines. The committee previously deadlocked on Bedoya, a Georgetown Law School professor and privacy advocate, late last year. The deadlock doesn’t torpedo his nomination, but it...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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