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Donald Mcgahn

A Parting Shot to Neuter the Federal Election Commission

Craig Holman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Craig Holman

It's old news that the FEC -- the agency charged with enforcing the nation's campaign finance laws -- is moribund by ideological stalemate. But on July 25, the Commission is expected to vote on a measure that would neuter even the staff's ability to get much done.

Paul Blumenthal

FEC Deadlocks Discussing Rove, Colbert

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a Thursday session featuring a lengthy and testy exchange between two commissioners and the repeated invocation of comedian Stephen C...

Paul Blumenthal

Tea Party Senator Loses Bid To Control Corporate Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission drew a line Thursday on how far campaign finance laws will unravel in the wake of the Supreme Court's 20...

Amanda Terkel

Lawbreakers In The 2010 Elections May Go Unpunished For Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With an unprecedented amount of spending and a surge of new independent expenditure organizations thanks to the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling...