I guess three Republican Shut-your-mouth-Rehr-you-are-out-of-line's may not be enough.

"The merger may be approved, but it's not over until it's over," said Jerome Boros, a partner with Bryan Cave LLP who formerly served as a trial lawyer for the FCC. "Among several things that could still happen; the NAB could file an appeal with the D.C. Court of Appeals."
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On what grounds are they going to file an appeal? That they spent a lot of money lobbying and didn't get what they paid for?

Assuming they can concoct some C3SR conspiracy...Anyone familiar with the appeal process? Does it have to be heard, or can it simply be denied by the courts.