Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO thanked the Senators for their work in protecting a free and open internet. The final vote was 52-47.
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan voted with his party, against the resolution to undo the FCC's December decision. The Congress has 60 days to review and revoke Net Neutrality under the CRA.
Neither tipped a hand until they voted a few hours earlier Wednesday to move the measure past a procedural hurdle.
Representative Mike Doyle, a Democrat, said he would launch an effort on Thursday to try to force a House vote and needs the backing of at least two dozen Republicans.
Despite the Senate vote, and the popular support for net neutrality, the restoration effort will go nowhere without the support of the House - where Republicans outnumber Democrats.
Despite the Senate's passing of the resolution, the measure is unlikely to be enacted.
Still, Net Neutrality has an extremely vocal group of online supporters, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she expects they'll take aim at Republicans.
Net neutrality requires internet service providers (ISPs) like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon to give their users equal access to all internet content. Upending these rules means that, for a fee, ISPs can prioritize certain websites, allowing them to load more quickly on their users' devices, and slow down or even block other sites. The internet flourished free and open before these rules were implemented, but unfortunately, expansion of broadband suffered because of the added regulations. Telecommunications companies oppose the regulations.
Republicans who voted against the measure criticized the move as "political theater" with little chance of becoming law.
Senate Democrats, led by Ed Markey of MA, used the Congressional Review Act-an oversight tool that permits Congress to repeal rulings made by agencies such as the FCC-to force Wednesday's vote. "At BestVPN.com, we stand side by side with companies and citizens around the world in opposition to the FCC's decision".
"The reversal of net neutrality is a consumer's worst nightmare, but it is also a nightmare for small businesses, for competition, and innovation and creativity in America", said Blumenthal.
Both of Maine's US senators have joined a majority of their colleagues by voting to block a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plan to repeal net neutrality rules.
Democrats say they're planning to carry the fight to salvage the concept that internet service providers (ISP) must treat all content the same into the 2018 midterms.
Backstreet Boys has returned with a new track and this revival track is getting a lot of attention for all the right reasons. The Backstreet Boys released their first new song in years late Wednesday, lighting up social media .
Buffon ends his Juventus career with 18 trophies including nine Scudettos, four Coppa Italias and five Italian Super Cups. What else was said by Buffon in his farewell press conference? I love this club and my family love it here too'.
Amy Berg , whose documentary Deliver Us From Evil , in 2006, investigated sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, will direct. The case has been subject to renewed global attention since it was the focus of the popular Serial podcast in 2014.
Miles won a Tony for her performance as Lady Thiang in the 2015-2016 Lincoln Center Theater production of The King and I . Miles' 5-year-old daughter, Abigail, and Lew's 1-year-old son, Joshua , were both pronounced dead at Methodist Hospital.
North Korea stressed that the drills are a violation of the Panmunjom Declaration signed at the inter-Korean summit. Trump said Thursday that nothing has changed with respect to North Korea after the warning from Pyongyang.
The UK government has been summoned to Europe's top court for its repeated failure to clamp down on air pollution . Italy, Hungary and Romania will face the court over breaching particulate matter standards.
The story is still a bit sketchy, however, Offset is in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital and Cardi B is by his side. He later went to the hospital and said that he suffered from injuries to his face, neck, back and his body.
Hamas' chief in the Gaza Strip vowed, on Wednesday, to use military force against Israel if the blockade on the region continues. The riots left 60 individuals dead in some of the bloodiest violence in the area since the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.
These settings constitute the three launch-day zombie modes: IX, Voyage of Despair , and Blood of the Dead (respectively). First and foremost, I should inform you guys that the game will now feature a classic campaign/story mode.
It's disappointment for Ireland, but Corcoran can expect a warm welcome and bags of support upon his return from the tournament. Worse, it may look like Corcoran left his line in real time, but replays actually show that the referee got it wrong.
The bloc's budget rules require it to cut the debt pile aggressively under the "fiscal compact", which both parties want scrapped. The policies would cost many billions of euros and have spooked investors in Italian debt, shares and the euro.
We have conflicting reports has to exactly what kind of dogs these were, but KXII is reporting a dachshund/terrier mix. An Oklahoma woman was mauled to death last week by seven small dogs - a lot of them possibly a dachshund-terrier mix.
More patients in the Lucemyra group completed the treatment period of the studies vs patients in the placebo group. Lucemyra can also effect the heart's electrical activity, which can increase risk of abnormal heart rhythms.
The driver had previously told police that she had engaged the autopilot and was "looking at her phone prior to the collision". It is also probing the January crash of a Tesla vehicle apparently traveling in Autopilot that struck a fire truck.
Reports suggested Mr Whiley had been a key player in pulling together a rescue deal and forming the restructuring plans. The struggling retailer has also agreed a rent cut with landlords for 21 of its stores.
Capitol that Congress can not begin working on the negotiating law known as "fast track" without a trade deal in hand. The development doesn't mean the Nafta talks are dead - they will continue, and the existing deal remains in force.
Although the film appears to have those moments, the references to Lando's sexuality may be subtle or subtext at most. It's an awesome insight into the back-story of Han Solo , and what makes the iconic character tick.
She said they were being evaluated and treated, but she did not have ages or conditions. "A lot of people were injured". The bus was one of three transporting fifth graders from East Brook Middle School in Paramus on the class trip.
Hyderabad was ranked India's best capital city for solid waste management by the Swachh Survekshan 2018 survey. Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, long ago propagated the virtue of cleanliness among Indians.
The socialist regime nationalized the company's production plant in the city of Maracay in response to the move. Some 300 workers employed at the plant showed up to work to find a notice informing them of the closure.
Palestinians have also held demonstrations on the Gaza border for their right of return to their homes, now in Israel . It said explosive devices and firebombs were used, while Israeli soldiers were also shot at.
He also says he had a heart attack last week and is experiencing more chest pains, suggesting he might be too ill to travel . He said the 68-year-old republican had various engagements scheduled for the weekend including an economic conference.
He also apologized to the public for the release of information that he said would "further traumatize a wounded community". She had to jump over the dead body of a security guard on her way before crawling under a stage only a few feet high.
The church and earlier police station attacks were likely motivated by the arrest of JAD leaders, authorities said. A police station on Indonesia's island of Sumatra has been attacked by suspected terrorists.