Senate committee approves subpoenas for Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey

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The Senate Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas on Thursday to force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before the body regarding complaints of anti-conservative bias on their platforms.

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