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  1. New FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: 7 Things to Know (Analysis)

    5:00 am 11/4/2013

    He takes office as one of the most experienced commission heads in history and has close ties to President Obama. Still, rumors swirl in D.C. about his closed-door meeting with Sen. Ted Cruz. Read more

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  2. How Long Will Sen. Ted Cruz Keep The FCC On Hold?

    5:00 am 10/28/2013

    The Tea Party favorite has put off the confirmation of Obama nominee Tom Wheeler, forcing the commission to delay discussion of major issues of interest for the broadcast, broadband and communications industries.Read more

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  3. FCC Orders Comcast to Put Bloomberg TV Alongside Other News Channels

    5:42 am 9/27/2013

    The regulatory agency points to an agreed-upon condition when it approved the cable giant's acquisition of NBCUniversal.Read more

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  4. Michael P. O'Rielly Nominated to Fill GOP Seat on FCC

    1:59 pm 8/2/2013

    The appointment, rumored for weeks, should help move forward the confirmation of Tom Wheeler as FCC chairman.Read more

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  5. Senator Calls to Revoke Fox's WWOR-TV License Over TMZ Knockoff

    6:29 am 7/10/2013

    New Jersey's Robert Menendez tells the FCC that the station has abandoned its community responsibilities by getting rid of its nightly newscast.Read more

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  6. What to Expect From the Next FCC Chairman (Analysis)

    5:00 am 6/27/2013

    Partisan maneuvering could delay Obama-nominee Thomas Wheeler's confirmation by months, but the 67-year-old's experience and views have been praised by both sides of the aisle. Read more

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  7. Fox Urges End to Broadcast Indecency Limits

    10:21 am 6/20/2013

    The broadcaster says that if the FCC continues to police broadcast airwaves, the agency should restrain itself to monitoring the equivalent of "shock treatment." The Parents Television Council erupts in outrage.Read more

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  8. Acting FCC Chairwoman Pushes for Expanding Broadband Access

    10:51 am 6/11/2013

    Echoing President Obama's recent remarks on his "ConnectED" initiative, Mignon Clyburn asks that industry leaders, the government and communities help get computers into lower-income schools and homes.Read more

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  9. Comcast Beats FCC at Appeals Court in Carriage Discrimination Dispute

    8:28 am 5/28/2013

    A unanimous ruling holds that the FCC hadn't brought enough evidence when finding that Comcast had discriminated against the Tennis Channel.Read more

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  10. FCC Appointing Tom Wheeler as New Chairman (Report)

    1:29 pm 4/30/2013

    The announcement of the entrepreneur and lobbyist's big move could come as soon as Wednesday.Read more

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