La. Senator Lifts Hold on FCC Nominee

Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/1/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p18
Reports on the decision of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) to stop blocking the nomination of Robert McDowell for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in 2006. Pledge of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to finance the cleaning up of regions in the U.S. Gulf Coast damaged by Hurricane Katrina which led to the decision of the senator; Approval of the nomination by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee in March; Ability of senators to block presidential nominations.


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