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Feb. 2, 2022, 12:35 AM

Senate Panel Delays Vote on FCC Nominee Sohn, FTC Choice Bedoya

Todd Shields
Todd Shields
Bloomberg News
Maria Curi

Senate Commerce Committee says it won’t hold vote Wednesday on Gigi Sohn, Democratic nominee for seat at Federal Communications Commission, as panel adjusts to absence of a Democratic senator who is ill.

  • Alvaro Bedoya, nominated to be a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, also won’t get Wednesday vote, according to revised agenda released late Tuesday
  • NOTE: Democratic Sen. Ben Ray Lujan, of New Mexico, is recovering from stroke; names dropped from Wednesday agenda required votes of all Democratic members to succeed

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