Politics & Government

April 30, 2009

Obama to name congressman's daughter to FCC

President Barack Obama plans to nominate House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's daughter to a seat on the Federal Communications Commission, a powerful agency that regulates issues ranging from TV profanity to broadband Internet access. Obama's promotion of Jim Clyburn's daughter — which the Senate must confirm — would further strengthen the president's relationship with a key congressional ally who helped move his $787 billion economic-stimulus plan quickly through the House in February.

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