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President Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks to fill the seat recently vacated by Mignon Clyburn (See related story in Quotable Section). Starks is assistant chief in the Commission’s Enforcement Bureau and has been working at the FCC since 2015. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) offered this week that he plans to schedule a committee vote on Starks and a second term for sitting Commissioner Brendan Carr as soon as he can.