/// White House Nominates Two to FCC

November 1, 2011  |  Media Week

If all goes well, the Federal Communications Commission will soon have two new commissioners. Late Monday, President Obama nominated Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, and Ajit Pai, a Republican, to fill open positions at the FCC. Both nominees are former FCC staffers. The paired nomination fits the conventional wisdom in D.C. lately, which has been that Obama would nominate a Democrat and a Republican at the same time in order to smooth the Senate confirmation process.

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