Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital currency, called Libra, anywhere in the world until it receives approval from regulators in the United States. Technology BEST … Read more…

DealBook D.C. Summit: Mnuchin Talks Trade and the Economy; Microsoft’s Brad Smith on Tech Policy

Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts newsmakers from the worlds of business and policy at an event in Washington on Sept. 12. Watch it here, live. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

John Boehner’s Weed Hypocrisy: D.C. Should ‘Get the Hell Out of the Way’

AUSTIN, Texas—John Boehner’s bizarre transformation into weed enthusiast/businessman reached its apex on Friday when the former Republican House Speaker spoke at South by Southwest. CNBC Fast Money regular Tim Seymour moderated the early afternoon conversation between Boehner and Kevin Murphy, … Read more…