On Friday, Sen Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said he intends to lift the hold on FCC nominees Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai, 1 year after his 1st letter to the Commission seeking info on its handling of the LightSquared wireless project. Grassley still has a lot of questions about the FCC’s process, but as he continues to receive requested documents from House Commerce Republicans, he will lift the hold. More on Grassley’s take on the FCC’s handling of LightSquared.
 
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*In other FCC news, the Commission voted to require broadcasters to publish online their public files, including political ad sales and kids TV programming requirements. NAB disagreed with the decision, saying it jeopardizes competition.
 
*“Happy Jerzday!” Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi told a crowd of advertisers at MTV’s upfront Thursday at NYC’s Beacon Theatre. “Jersey Shore” talent and many others announced the net’s dev slate and its new "Fantasy Election ’12" game.

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