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The FCC is back to operating at full strength, with the Senate filling in two commissioner spots today that had sat open since January. The spots went to Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendon Carr.

Rosenworcel, a Democrat, already served one term on the commission and was expected to be reconfirmed last year, before getting held up by Republicans in Congress. Carr, a Republican, was confirmed for his first term, though he isn’t new to the commission. Previously, he was the commission’s general counsel and a lead advisor to chairman Ajit Pai.

The two appointments don’t change the balance of the commission — it was and remains in Republicans’ hands — but they will help the commission get more done. Having a three-person majority lets Republicans…

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