Ajit Pai blasted the conditions imposed on the AT&T-DirecTV merger.
The Justice Department has also announced it will not quash the deal.
The company received criticism for claiming the discounts aimed at helping smaller companies.
The Senate isn't going as far as the House, which would temporarily block the rules.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner called the flight in his state a "landmark moment."
Trent Lott and John Breaux will lobby for the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.
As Americans consume more mobile data, radio spectrum amounts have not been able to keep up.
The commission received expanded authority over customer privacy under new net neutrality rules.
Charter listed a series of terms it will abide by if its merger with Time Warner Cable goes through.
Verizon said regulators signed off on the deal.
The carrier reduced network speeds once customers used a certain amount of data.
The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit rejected a lawsuit from broadcasters.
Getting spectrum policy right is crucial if the US is to enhance the health of its economy.
The deal is expected to support upward of 60,000 more U.S. jobs.
Industry and public interest groups take issue with some parts of the conditions.
The proposed deal is worth an estimated $48 billion.
Netflix opposed Comcast's proposed deal with Time Warner Cable.
The FCC will vote at its August meeting.
The rural broadband subsidy program is out-of-date and has no effect on subscription rates.
Wheeler said the FCC is concentrating on expanding an online database for ad buys.
The proposal is supported by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson.
"Stop it, and stop it today," FCC chief Tom Wheeler said of unwanted robocalls.
The Democratic senators expressed "concern" over the new policy.
Paypal has come under fire again from federal regulators over its robocall policy.