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Comcast names new policy executives

Declan McCullagh Former Senior Writer
Declan McCullagh is the chief political correspondent for CNET. You can e-mail him or follow him on Twitter as declanm. Declan previously was a reporter for Time and the Washington bureau chief for Wired and wrote the Taking Liberties section and Other People's Money column for CBS News' Web site.
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Comcast has hired a former Walt Disney lobbyist as its senior director for federal government affairs. The broadband cable operator said Tuesday that Brian Kelly, who also has worked at the National Association of Broadcasters, will be one of three senior lobbyists targeting Congress and executive branch agencies. Comcast also said James Coltharp, a six-year company veteran, will become its top lobbyist for Federal Communications Commission proceedings.