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Biography for Karl Herchenroeder

Karl Herchenroeder, Assistant Editor, is a technology policy journalist for publications including Communications Daily. Born in Rockville, Maryland, he joined the Warren Communications News staff in 2018. He began his journalism career in 2012 at the Aspen Times in Aspen, Colorado, where he covered city government. After that, he covered the nuclear industry for ExchangeMonitor in Washington. You can follow Herchenroeder on Twitter: @karlherk

Recent Articles by Karl Herchenroeder

House Judiciary OKs Antitrust Bills Targeting Big Tech

The House Judiciary Committee passed bills aimed at Big Tech competition. Members from both parties in interviews defended the committee’s decision to move forward with Wednesday’s markup, despite industry's calls for delay (see 2106220061). The committee was deliberating four other…Subscribe to Read >>

Industry Groups Rail Against House Judiciary Antitrust Bills

Bipartisan legislation scheduled for House Judiciary Committee markup Wednesday would upend centuries of U.S. antitrust law and harm consumers, industry groups said this week. Antitrust Subcommittee ranking member Ken Buck, R-Colo., urged Republicans to come together and hold Big Tech…Subscribe to Read >>

Cantwell, Wicker Staffs Talking on FTC 13(b)

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and ranking member Roger Wicker, R-Miss., are having staff-level discussions about a legislative response to the Supreme Court striking down FTC Act Section 13(b) authority (see 2104260065), they told us. Cantwell previously said…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Republicans Optimistic on FTC Chief Khan

Senate Republicans are optimistic about working with new FTC Chair Lina Khan (see 2106160056) on antitrust and other issues, they said in interviews Thursday. Democrats also welcomed the appointment, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Mass., saying the agency needs to take…Subscribe to Read >>

Wicker Readying Common Carrier Bill for Platforms

Senate Commerce Committee ranking member Roger Wicker, R-Miss., plans to introduce legislation to regulate online platforms like common carriers, he told us Monday. Citing a recent opinion from Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas advocating for such (see 2104090046), Wicker hoped…Subscribe to Read >>