Michael Copps: Where Are They Now?

Jan 26, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps, a Democrat, ran circles around the agency’s Republican majority last year, turning their effort to scrap media ownership restrictions into one of the more controversial and publicized agency proceedings on record. Mr. Copps lacked the votes to thwart his Republican colleagues, so he used a series of national field hearings and speeches to publicize their deregulatory ambitions.