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Democrats’ FCC Makeover Risks Delay as GOP Fights Biden Nominee

  • Rosenworcel gets hearing, and Gigi Sohn will need to wait
  • Activist Sohn draws opposition from some conservatives
Gigi Sohn
Gigi SohnPhotographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Opposition to one of President Joe Biden’s picks for the Federal Communications Commission may delay the Democratic majority he’s trying to install that advocates hope will restore net neutrality rules and other progressive policies.

Nominee Gigi Sohn, a communications attorney, has become a target of criticism, with GOP Senator Lindsey Graham calling her “a complete political ideologue who has disdain for conservatives.”