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The Podium

Friday, November 18

Hearing Set

By Brad

Via Cecilia Kang of the Washington Post, Ajit Varadaraj Paj and Jessica Rosenworcel — President Obama’s two nominees for the FCC — will have their day before the Senate for confirmation on November 30.

Earlier this month, Sen. Chuck Grassley stated he would hold up the process over a dispute between the Senate and the FCC over mobile broadband provider LightSquared, but Commerce Committee chair Sen. Jay Rockefeller is still pushing for a quick confirmation.

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