Renewed Controversy For An Already Divided FCC

Law360, New York (November 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Days after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin endured a public battle with his fellow commissioners, many are speculating that the lingering tension at the FCC could become a insurmountable roadblock to its progress.

“I think it could make it difficult getting the tough jobs done,” said Shirley Fujimoto, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP and co-head of the firm's telecommunications practice group.

On Tuesday, Martin failed to get a majority of his fellow commissioners to approve a rule backed by a controversial study...
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