Republicans Cite Legal Risks to Lure Democrats on Net Neutrality

Senator John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, smiles during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on the nomination of Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker for Commerce secretary in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Republican lawmakers are planning a new push on legislation that would overturn net-neutrality rules approved last month by U.S. regulators, this time by using the specter of a court challenge to enlist needed Democratic support.

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