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Fcc Campaign Ad Spending

FCC Brings Sunlight to Elections, But the SEC Needs to Help, Too

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

On April 27 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to place broadcasters' political files online. This brings vital election data into the 21st century, allowing the public to see political spending on TV ads across the nation in nearly real time. But there are limits to the rule.