10 September 2019
A dozen state attorneys general gathered before the steps of the Supreme Court on Monday to announce an antitrust probe into Google’s practices related to advertising and search. In front of swaths of sweaty reporters and photographers, the attorneys general commended the bipartisan nature of their investigation, which includes every state except California and Alabama. But that was not reflected by the event’s turnout. The lone Democrat in attendance, Karl Racine, travelled all the way from Washington, DC.