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Issa to Investigate Obama on Solyndra, LightSquared

House oversight chairman criticizes 'crony capitalism'

(Newser) - Darrell Issa has long promised to use his House oversight panel to investigate the Obama administration, and the White House has served up two hanging fastballs for him: Solyndra and LightSquared. The chair of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee told C-SPAN today that he intends to investigate the administration'... More »

General: White House Pressed Me to Alter Testimony

...On a matter involving Democrat donor

(Newser) - Air Force Gen. William Shelton dropped an uncomfortable bombshell in his Congressional testimony yesterday, accusing the Obama administration of asking him to soften his remarks about a company that happens to be owned by a Democratic donor’s investment fund. The company, LightSquared, is trying to build a nationwide wireless... More »

New Wireless Internet Network Threatens GPS

GPS critical for air traffic control, car navigation, and more

(Newser) - GPS and wireless Internet are two of the most-loved and most important tech advances of our time—but now a clash of frequencies is threatening a high-tech showdown. LightSquared is developing a $14 billion, 40,000-transmitter high-speed wireless Internet network, but that system bumps right up against GPS operating frequencies,... More »

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