Sunday, March 3, 2013

Pelosi calls on FCC to expose GOP dark money; Adelstein to join board




Today's intersection: Pelosi and Adelstein.
Leading House Democrats are calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to use its existing authority to unveil the secret donors bankrolling political TV ads. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) and Reps. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) argue that the "true sponsor" rule means that groups must state more than just a vague name, like "Americans for a Free America" on their ads—they must identify their major donors.--Brendan Sasso, The Hill.
A couple of days ago:
Temecula, Calif: Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. OUTD +1.07% ("Outdoor Channel") and InterMedia Outdoor Holdings, LLC ("IMOH LLC") today announced that Bridget Baker and Jonathan Adelstein will serve on the Board of Directors of InterMedia Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Mr. Adelstein has served as President and CEO of PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association, the trade association representing the companies that own, build, manufacture, or operate wireless telecommunications infrastructure, since 2012. Prior to leading PCIA he served as the Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service. From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Adelstein served two terms as a Commissioner of the FCC. Before joining the Commission, Mr. Adelstein held a number of senior staff positions in the U.S. Senate.--Press Release, Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc., posted at PRNewswire.
Mr. Adelstein is the son of Rapid City's Sen. Stanford Adelstein (earth hater/32).

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