Majoras to Succeed Muris as FTC Chair

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WASHINGTON, D.C. Timothy Muris, the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, said Wednesday that he will leave his position this summer. President George W. Bush has nominated Deborah Majoras, an attorney who has served in the Department of Justice, to replace him.

During his tenure, Muris played a key role in instituting a national Do-Not-Call list, a move generally praised by consumer advocates, who viewed such a measure as long overdue.

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