The US House proposes to base an internet sales tax on the tax rate of a seller's home state. But would that create an unfair advantage to online retailers operating in states without a sales tax?
Obama's nomination of Andrew Traver to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) reignites concern that the White House wants to whittle away at gun rights. The last time that happened, Americans armed up.
FriendFeed co-founder Bret Taylor says the two services will eventually merge, though FriendFeed will operate separately for now.
Republicans have been boosted by the NRA registering its 'concerns' about Sotomayor Tuesday. Democrats are playing up her record on law and order.