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Save the internet musical action at the FCC, July 2, 2014. (Photo:<a href=" https://www.flickr.com/photos/freepress/14579748833/in/photolist-odn2nT-obA2nR-obhCyV-o9xKdy-obvJdL-obqhFr-odn2gv-nU7v1k-obA2mZ-nU6Ctk-obA2mt-nU6DZA-9fhtJd-9fhsG3-crPAzY-6Rg2BX-QmqwY-QmqKw-9fhsEb-hJBzB-817tKV-817tE2-817tkT-nChDYe-nCjj9v-rYqty-nCjjpa-nCiXDG-nkPyiF-nCiXK3-nAgEuQ-8s4SsK-8s7XeA-8s813h-8s4TcV-8s4V6e-8s4Zgv-nkMUVM-nC6gbu-nkN5dq-nChDLR-nC2qZV-8s7R8s-8s7PXN-8s7Kfd-8s4Lcv-8s4Xmk-nBZLPZ-817tuT-81aCDC" target="_blank"> Free Press / Flickr</a>)Save the internet musical action at the FCC, July 2, 2014. (Photo: Free Press / Flickr)

Why are members of Congress trying to derail popular efforts at the Federal Communications Commission to protect local broadband competition and establish meaningful net neutrality rules? The answer is easy: just follow the money.

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