Dems’ Dreams Could Get Crushed Yet Again — This Time, At The FCC

Republican opposition to FCC nominee Gigi Sohn could let Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema decide whether President Joe Biden secures a Democratic majority at the agency.

Manchin Puts Hold On Carr Renomination

Sen. Joe Manchin has placed a hold on Republican Commissioner Brendan Carr’s renomination Thursday, a week after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency’s Mobility Fund Phase II program would be suspended temporarily while regulators investigate whether major wireless carriers submitted false data on their coverage maps.