Behind the John McCain Lobbying Scandal:
A Look at How McCain Urged the Federal Communications Commission
To Act on Behalf of Paxson Communications
On Thursday, the New York Times revealed McCain repeatedly wrote letters to government regulators on behalf of Paxson Communications and other clients of the telecommunications lobbyist, Vicki Iseman. We speak to Angela Campbell, the attorney for the Alliance for Progressive Action and QED Accountability Project, the community groups that sought to block Paxson’s takeover of a Pittsburgh public television license.
Angela Campbell, director of the Institute for Public Representation at Georgetown University Law Center. She was the attorney for Pittsburgh community group that tried to stop the television station deal backed by Senator McCain.