Senator Al Franken calls on the Obama administration for a probe of Verizon's (VZ -0.5%) deal to...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Senator Al Franken calls on the Obama administration for a probe of Verizon's (VZ -0.5%) deal to purchase spectrum licenses from a host of cable companies - a move that follows an announcement yesterday by Sen. Kohl that his panel will hold a hearing on the issue.