Hope Springs Eternal

July 24th, 2003  |  Published in Uncategorized

“The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation today to block a new rule supported by the Bush administration that would permit the nation’s largest television networks to grow bigger by owning more stations.”

Complete story at Yahoo! News.

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The “cause for hope” graf from the story:

“Only a few weeks ago, support for the F.C.C.’s move by House Republican leaders had been expected to counter the Senate uprising. But many House members from both parties have evidently taken note of the vocal resistance to the F.C.C. action by many members of the public and a broad spectrum of conservative and liberal lobbying groups from the National Rifle Association to the National Organization for Women.”

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