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/ 7/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges faced by the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) to enforce campaign-finance law in the wake of the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections. It says that FEC has yet to provide a single rule to address super political action committees (PACs), which serve as conduit for unlimited fund donations of candidates. It adds that series of court rulings such as the decision in the seminal Citizens United lead to cancellation of campaign-finance law's key restrictions.
ACCESSION #
71102686

 

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