By Gautham Nagesh - 03/01/11 11:55 PM EST
Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerCarter pledges probe of sex assault testimony Senate panel backs B water bill with Flint aid The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Calif.) said the GOP wants to cut funding for PBS due to a "vendetta against Elmo."
The Supreme Court ruled AT&T isn't a person; Chief Justice John Roberts said he hopes the telecom giant won't take it personally.
The Senate continued debate on patent reform; author Sen. Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahySenate pressured to take up email privacy bill after overwhelming House vote House unanimously passes email privacy bill This week: Congress on track to miss Puerto Rico deadline MORE (D-Vt.) said he expects a vote on Wednesday at the latest.
"And with their vast reach and immediacy, Facebook and Twitter are not only sources of information but also organizing tools — samizdat on steroids."