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Senate Confirms Terrell McSweeny as a Federal Trade Commissioner

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed Terrell McSweeny as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The Senate vote, 95-to-1, reflects broad bipartisan support for Commissioner McSweeny’s nomination. With the addition of Commissioner McSweeny, a Democrat, the FTC will operate with the full complement of five Commissioners.