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Reddit Co-Founder Wants ‘More Nerds in Office’

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanion believes more tech-savvy staffers on the Hill has contributed to Congress backing away from laws curbing Internet freedom. Washington is known for its wonks and hired geeks, but “more nerds in office” would bring more tech savvy to Capitol Hill, says Alexis Ohanion, co-founder of social news website Reddit. Startup investor and Internet freedom advocate Ohanion ...

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Uninsured Like Obamacare More Than Before, Despite Website Woes, Poll Finds

Filed under: U.S. Government, Health Insurance Getty Images By Lewis Krauskopf Uninsured Americans are showing more interest in the coverage offered under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law despite technical problems that have hindered enrollment through a government website, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The glitches have crippled HealthCare.gov, the new online insurance marketplace meant to serve people in 36 states, ...

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New Seats Let Airlines Squeeze in More Passengers

Filed under: Travel, Aerospace & Defense, Travel Industry, Consumer Issues, Investing John Mone/APSouthwest Airlines aircraft technicians install newer, skinnier seats on a 737 at the carrier’s headquarters in Dallas. By JOSHUA FREED It’s not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days. The big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of ...

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Women Are ‘Hypochondriacs’ So Should Pay More Health Insurance, According To Fox’s John Stossel

Women are “hypochondriacs” so should pay more health insurance, according to Fox New’s John Stossel. Stossel, who is the host of Fox Business, was appearing on Fox & Friends on Thursday morning when he voiced his opinion. Stossel stated that women should be charged more money because they visit doctors and hospitals “much more often than men.” He then speculated ...

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Global Warming Experts Make a Surprising Request, & 4 More Things to Know

Filed under: Energy, Media, Green, Food & Beverage, Agriculture Getty Images Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you’ll just want to know. o. Four of the world’s leading experts on the science of climate change and global warming have sent a message to leading environmental ...

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