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Did FCC Chairman Go Too Far in Pushing for In-Flight Phone Calls? Rulemaking threatens to cloud Wheeler's agenda

New FCC chairman Tom Wheeler may have stepped in it with his insistence to open up for comment a rule that would make it possible for consumers to use their…

December 13, 2013, 10:22 AM EST

Rockefeller Finally Weighs In on Wheeler FCC Nom Statement from Commerce Committee chair highly anticipated

Maybe because everyone in Washington already spent months chewing over Tom Wheeler's qualifications as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission—or maybe it was because Congress was on a…

May 3, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT

Obama Nominates Wheeler to Head FCC [Updated] 'The Bo Jackson of telecom'

In a move that came as no surprise to anyone inside the Beltway, President Obama today nominated Tom Wheeler to head the Federal Communications Commission. Wheeler, an ally and fundraiser…

April 30, 2013, 3:32 PM EDT

Is Tom Wheeler the Frontrunner for FCC Chief? Public interest and former Obama officials nudge president in letter

President Obama is getting an earful about who he should nominate as the next chair of the Federal Communications Commission, but despite all the noise and Beltway gossip, one name…

April 12, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT

Is Commissioner Rosenworcel Making a Play for FCC Chair? Rockefeller and 37 other Dems put pressure on Obama

Is Federal Communications commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel making a play to become the next FCC chair? It's hard not to connect the political dots, based on a letter a majority of…

March 27, 2013, 12:52 PM EDT

New FCC Commissioners to Testify Along Familiar Lines Oversight hearing tomorrow could cover wide range of issues

The first public appearance of the new federal communications commissioners was essentially a bust. Appearing in May before the Senate Commerce Committee only days after they were sworn in, the…

July 9, 2012, 6:12 PM EDT

Senate Confirms FCC Nominees Candidates were blocked for more than 5 months

The Senate confirmed two FCC nominees Monday afternoon, bringing the agency to its full membership of five. The two new commissioners, Republican Ajit Pai and Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel, were nominated by…

May 7, 2012, 3:55 PM EDT

Hold on FCC Nominees Lifted Grassley relents after Rockefeller intervenes

The Federal Communications Commission will soon be at full strength with five commissioners now that Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) agreed to lift the hold he put on the two nominees…

April 27, 2012, 5:26 PM EDT

FCC Nominees Still on Hold Sen. Grassley Wants Answers on LightSquared

For the second time this year, the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday held its monthly meeting short of two Commissioners. It may stay that way for a while longer. Sen. Chuck Grassley…

February 15, 2012, 6:34 PM EST

FCC Nominees Say the Right Things at Hearing Committee approval likely, but Grassley hold still looms

President Obama's two nominees to the Federal Communications Commission said all the right things to the members of the Senate Commerce Committee during a hearing on their nominations Wednesday, earning…

December 1, 2011, 10:55 AM EST

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