Senate Slates Clyburn Renomination Hearing for Dec. 4
Democrat is expected to be named to be approve for full, five-year term
By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 11/27/2012 4:09:58 PM
Clyburn, the first African American woman to serve as a commissioner, joined the FCC in August 2010, filling the unexpired term of Democrat Jonathan Adelstein, who left to run the Agriculture Department's broadband loan program.
Clyburn's term expired June 2012, but she can continue serving until the end of the next Congress (the end of 2013) or until a replacement were confirmed. If she is renominated, as expected, it would be for a full, five-year term.
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