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FCC treatment of Obama donor draws GOP ire

July 24, 2014

Republicans in the House and at the Federal Communications Commission are angry over reports the agency is letting a company owned by an Obama donor skirt the rules of next year’s high profile airwave auction. Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) — chairmen of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the subcommittee on communications, respectively — issued a joint statement Wednesday, condemning the FCC’s Democratic leadership.

 

Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/213239-fcc-treatment-of-obama-donor-draws-republican-ire 



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