Skip to content

Big Tech’s Breakup With Democrats

CQ on Congress podcast, Episode 145

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks in May. She has dodged questions about serving out her term. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks in May. She has dodged questions about serving out her term. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, but especially Democrats, are saying that the government should intervene to rein in, or even break up, tech giants like Amazon, Google and Facebook. CQ technology reporter Dean DeChiaro says an antitrust action would require a novel legal approach focused less on pricing power and more on market dominance, while Patrick Pexton, CQ’s tech editor, says the tech industry, long aligned with the Democratic Party, could shift its political loyalties

Show Notes:

 

Subscribe to this podcast below

Subscribe on iTunesListen on StitcherListen on RADiO PUBLiCListen on Spotify

 

Recent Stories

Spy reauthorization bill would give lawmakers special notifications

Capitol Ink | Senate comebacker

In France and US, two wildly different takes on IVF

Earl Blumenauer takes his last ride through Congress

Cole eyes axing HUD earmarks for nonprofit organizations

The immigrant story we sometimes forget