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Police, Republicans, Even a Democrat Pile On Biden FCC Pick

  • Unusual opponents for Biden choice to gain majority at agency
  • Gigi Sohn, net neutrality backer, still awaiting Senate vote
Gigi Sohn 

Gigi Sohn 

Photographer: Pete Marovich/The New York Times/Bloomberg 

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President Joe Biden’s nominee for the Federal Communications Commission is drawing opposition from an unusual array of foes, including a police group, a North Dakota Democrat and former Republican aides working to stymie the president’s agenda.

Gigi Sohn, who would give Democrats a majority on the five-member commission and potentially revive net neutrality policies she favors, has yet to get a vote of the full Senate, almost six months after her selection by Biden.