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Michael Powell Steps Down as FCC Chair

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Michael Powell Steps Down as FCC Chair

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Michael Powell Steps Down as FCC Chair

Michael Powell Steps Down as FCC Chair

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell is resigning after four years in the agency's top job. His efforts to lift ownership restrictions on media properties earned him critics on both the left and right.