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    Comcast-NBC hires FCC commissioner who voted for NBC merger

    Meredith Attwell Baker, one of the two Republican Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, is planning to resign and become a lobbyist for the cable giant Comcast-NBC Universal.

    Just four months after voting to approve the the controversial merger of Comcast and NBC, Baker announced Wednesday she will become senior vice president of government affairs for NBC Universal. She had argued that the merger had "the potential to bring exciting benefits to consumers that outweigh potential harms."

    Not everyone is for sale--but some are.