TITLE

As Political Groups Push Envelope, FEC Gridlock Gives 'De Facto Green Light'

AUTHOR(S)
Wang, Marian
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Pro Publica;11/1/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on how the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) regulate the changing world of political campaign finance. It mentions its regulation of super political action committees (PACs). It says that the FEC is responsible for the enforcement of federal campaign-finance laws in connection with the Watergate scandal. However, the commission's Republicans want to repeal the laws tied to overturned provisions of law while Democrats want a new set of disclosure rules.
ACCESSION #
71102670

 

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