Politics & Government

November 14, 2008

Ties to S. Carolina's Jim Clyburn may help as Obama era dawns

The House majority whip's eldest daughter, Mignon Clyburn, is on the short list to head the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates television, radio and, increasingly, the Internet. Other Clyburn allies cited as possible Obama officials: House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt and Inez Tenenbaum, a former S. C. public schools superintendent.

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