New regulations taking effect Wednesday require telemarketers to get written consent before placing “robocalls” to consumers’ sell phones, RegWatch reports.
Congressional Republicans are intent on tweaking ObamaCare as part of a deal to end the government shutdown, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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The Supreme Court agreed to review a case involving laws preventing straw purchases of guns..
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