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FCC nominees approved by Senate

The U.S. Senate approved two Federal Communications Commission nominees who were held up by a Republican lawmaker challenging the agency’s handling of Philip Falcone’s LightSquared wireless venture.

Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, and Ajit Pai, a Republican, will bring the commission to its full membership of five for the first time since a Republican commissioner left in June to join Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) (CMCSA) and a Democrat retired. The nominees cleared the Senate by unanimous consent.

Full Story: U.S. Senate Clears FCC Nominees Blocked Over Lightsquared