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Sinclair’s Washington Winning Streak Has Democrats Crying Foul

  • Republicans support deregulatory steps taken by FCC’s Pai
  • FCC proposes easing ownership rules, approve broadcast method

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has prospered in Washington since President Donald Trump took office, as policy changes open a path for the conservative-leaning broadcaster to expand nationwide.

Sinclair’s regulatory winning streak continued this week with proposals at the Federal Communications Commission to ease ownership restrictions and approve a new broadcast standard, leaving Democrats to cry foul.