U.S. Senate panel advances Biden's pick Bedoya for FTC
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By Diane Bartz and David Shepardson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted on Wednesday to advance law professor and privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya’s nomination to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
The committee deadlocked 14-14 on the nomination but under rules it can proceed to the full Senate for a vote.
The committee separately voted to approve a new term for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair Jessica Rosenworcel.
On Wednesday, the committee also will consider the nomination of Gigi Sohn, a former senior aide to then FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, to an open seat on the FCC, which is currently divided 2-2 between Republicans and Democrats.
Bedoya, founding director of Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy …