Disclose Act

Wheeler Convinces Cruz to Lift Hold Vote

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) heard what he wanted to hear from Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission chairman nominee, and lifted his hold on his nomination, clearing the way for a vote.

Sen. Cruz Puts a Hold Vote on FCC Chairman Nominee

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), the controversial lawmaker blamed for the nation's second largest government shutdown, is now taking aim at the Federal Communications Commission by putting a hold on a Senate vote to confirm Tom Wheeler (D) as chairman.

GOP to FCC: Don’t Take on Political Ad Disclosures

Nothing divides Congress more than political advertising. More than a dozen GOP senators warned the Federal Communications Commission that the agency should avoid passing any new rules requiring the disclosure of those funding political ads.