At deadline House Energy and Commerce Committee was on track to pass the bill deregulating incumbent phone companies so that they could offer high-speed internet services over long-distances. The committee was in its seventh hour of debate over the bill, sponsored by Reps. Bil Tauzin (R-La.) and John Dingell (D-Mich.), after being delayed when House police evacuated the Rayburn Building due to a small fire in the third-floor office of Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.). - Paige Albiniak
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