The FCC is deadlocked. When will President Biden finally fix that?

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Since taking office, President Joe Biden has faced consistent pressure to nominate someone at the Federal Communications Commission to either fill out the five-person agency or become the permanent chair. But despite that push from advocacy groups and more than 100,000 people online, they have watched as President Biden has nominated people to other federal agencies like the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), leaving the FCC without the ability to tackle issues that need a Democratic majority to move forward. While the administration has spent a significant portion of its first few months focusing on the coronavirus pandemic, advocates agree that now is the time to get the FCC fully functioning.

The FCC is deadlocked. When will Biden finally fix that?