The Senate on June 25 approved former technology executive Julius Genachowski as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, reports Bloomberg News. Senators also approved Robert M. McDowell to serve a second term on the commission, which regulates telephone, cable, and broadcast companies. Both nominees were confirmed by unanimous consent. The White House also said it has nominated Meredith Attwell Baker, a former telecommunications official who served in the National Telecommunications and Information Administration from 2007 to 2009, helping to oversee the government's digital TV changeover, and Mignon L. Clyburn, a South Carolina regulator, to serve on the commission. The two...

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