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McDowell Nomination to FCC Approved by Senate Committee

Mar 16, 2006  •  Post A Comment

The Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday voted to approve the nomination of Robert McDowell to a Republican seat at the Federal Communications Commission. If Mr. McDowell is confirmed by the full Senate as the FCC’s fifth commissioner, he will give FCC Chairman Kevin Martin a Republican majority at the agency. Mr. McDowell is senior VP and assistant general counsel for the trade group CompTel in Washington.