Ex-Biden Adviser Sent To Senate For Vote On FTC Nomination

Law360, Los Angeles (November 12, 2013, 10:26 PM EST) -- A former adviser to Vice President Joe Biden cleared a hurdle in joining the Federal Trade Commission when the Senate Commerce Committee advanced her on Tuesday to a full Senate vote.

The committee voted to approve the nomination of Terrell McSweeny, who, if approved by the Senate, would make a Democratic majority in the five-member FTC panel, according to the committee's statement.

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., who heads the Senate committee that gave its blessing to McSweeny on Tuesday, said the senior counsel of the U.S....
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