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AT&T, Time Warner Deal Will Face Heavy Regulatory Conditions

AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner faces regulatory hurdles before it can be approved.

Regulatory experts believe the government will approve AT&T's (T) - Get Report $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner (TWX) , but the deal will likely face heavy conditions, according to our reporting at TheStreet. The deal is already facing political opposition. Over the weekend AT&T agreed to buy Time Warner for $107.50 a share, in order to gain access to content for its wireless, broadband and satellite networks. Meantime, TheStreet's Jim Cramer says don't buy either AT&T or Time Warner stock on the news. In early trading Monday, both stocks retreated.

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