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2006-05-26 14:21:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell to fill a Republican seat on the Federal Communications Commission bring the agency's board to full-strength. McDowell's appointment means that any 2-2 deadlocks at the agency can now be broken. The FCC regulates the telecommunications and media industry. With a Republican majority, the FCC is expected to begin a review that could lead to easing media ownership restrictions....

2006-03-16 17:02:57

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday endorsed telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell's nomination to fill a Republican seat on the five-member Federal Communications Commission. If confirmed by the full Senate, McDowell would give FCC Chairman Kevin Martin a working 3-2 Republican majority for the first time in about a year and enable him to launch a review that could lead to easing media ownership restrictions. McDowell, 42, has been a lawyer for...

2006-01-24 14:53:32

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens said on Tuesday he backed telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell to fill the final Republican seat on the Federal Communications Commission. "I've suggested him and others, but I would support him," Stevens, an Alaska Republican, told reporters after a hearing. If nominated, McDowell would require confirmation by Stevens' committee as well as the full Senate. President George W. Bush is...

2006-01-23 12:33:56

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is expected to nominate telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell to fill the third Republican seat on the five-member Federal Communications Commission, three sources familiar with the matter said on Monday. McDowell serves as senior vice president and assistant general counsel at Comptel, a group representing companies that primarily compete against big telephone carriers like AT&T Inc. and Verizon...


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