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Biden FCC commissioner pick Sohn withdraws

Gigi Sohn, US President Jo Biden’s nominee to the Federal Communications Commission, has withdrawn her nomination to the post. The news was revealed by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre during a press briefing. Sohn blamed “unrelenting, dishonest and cruel attacks” on her character for her withdrawal. “We appreciate Gigi Sohn’s candidacy for this important […]

March 8, 2023By Colin Mann

Sohn renominated at FCC

Having failed to attract sufficient votes to confirm her October 2021 nomination as an FCC Commissioner, US President Biden has renominated Gigi Sohn to fill the vacant fifth commissioner seat. The new appointment will be for a five year term retroactively starting on July 1st, 2021, filling the seat previously held by former FCC Chairman […]

January 4, 2023By Colin Mann

Rosenworcel designated FCC Chair

US President Joe Biden has designated Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to serve as the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission. She is the first woman to be named to this position in the agency’s almost 100-year history. She was named Acting Chair in January 2021 shortly after Biden’s inauguration. “I am deeply humbled to […]

October 27, 2021By Colin Mann