Senate Confirms FCC Commissioner Michael O'Reilly to Full Term

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Commissioner Michael O'Rielly of the Federal Communications Commission was confirmed by the Senate for a full five-year term on the FCC.

He had been filling out the unexpired term of former Commissioner Robert McDowell, which ended June 30, 2014. (Commissioners are allowed to continue serving for what can be an extended period before being officially confirmed to a new term.) O’Rielly has been a commissioner since November 2013. Before that he was policy advisor in the Office of the Senate Republican Whip.


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