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Usually I watch Congressional hearings on webcasts, an amazing gift for those of us who reported before live streaming. Today through a fluk…

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski
photo: AP / Harry Hamburg

Usually I watch Congressional hearings on webcasts, an amazing gift for those of us who reported before live streaming. Today through a fluke of my schedule and the postponement of the original hearing from March til today, I’m in the Russell Building for a key moment in the FCC’s National Broadband Plan. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is the only witness before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee for a review of the plan. U.S. Sen. John Kerry, who chairs the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and Internet (but has yet to show up) got the party started early with a post on Daily Kos asking plan fans “to call your Senators and urge them to support the President

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