Branscome to Replace Rosenworcel as Senior Communications Adviser to Senate Commerce

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John Branscome, communications counsel for the Senate Commerce Committee, is moving up to senior communications counsel, the post formerly held by new Democratic FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, a committee source confirmed.

In addition, Shawn Bone, a public policy consultant at Wiley Rein in D.C., will be joining the committee, replacing Branscome.

Branscome is a former FCC bureau chief and legal adviser, including to then commissioners Michael Copps and Kathleen Abernathy. He was also detailed from the FCC to advise Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on communications issues.