Today, by a vote of 69-28, the full Senate confirmed Lina Khan to serve as FTC Commissioner.

Ms. Khan will fill the FTC seat vacated by former FTC Chairman Joseph Simons.  His remaining term runs through September 2024.   Ms. Khan’s confirmation means the Democrats now hold a 3-2 Democratic majority, with the Democratic Commissioners consisting

The Senate Commerce Committee voted yesterday to advance President Biden’s nomination of Lina Khan to serve as FTC Commissioner.  Only four Republican Senators voted not to advance Ms. Khan, which is viewed as an indication of bipartisan support for a change in the FTC’s approach to antitrust regulation and enforcement.  The nomination now moves to

On April 21, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing on President Biden’s nomination of Lina Khan to serve as FTC Commissioner.  (Ms. Khan’s nomination will be considered together with President Biden’s nomination for NASA Administrator.)

Ms. Khan is currently an associate professor at Columbia Law School.  If confirmed by