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Behind closed doors

...including millions from super PACs.This is the same president who warned that this year's McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission ruling ? which struck down limits on individual, aggregate campaign contributions ? "means ordinary Americans...
Ga. Senate: Kingston, Perdue spend combined $11 million

...the candidates, the race has drawn more than $7.8 million in spending by outside groups. According to Federal Election Commission data, that total puts the Georgia race behind Senate contests in just three other states: Mississippi, North...
Senate resolves dispute over Federal Election Commission

WASHINGTON -- The Senate resolved a dispute over staffing at the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, clearing the way for passage of a $29.9 billion spending bill. The bill to fund the Treasury Department and related...
Rules for internet politics

...uncharted waters of Internet politics, the Federal Election Commission today began deciding what rules should be followed...will launch the page in a new browser window. Federal Election Commission Democracy Network League of Women Voters
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Big donors fill party coffers

...counterpart gave to the local GOP in August, Federal Election Commission reports show. Individual donors gave an average...Cash on hand Aug. 30: $427,663 Source: Federal Election Commission filings
Two strange concepts

...effort to control political contributions.In 2010, the John Roberts court decided in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations have rights under the Constitution to freedom of speech to contribute unlimited amounts of...
Weighing in on the Internet's `soft money' ban

...I believe that soft money should be completely stopped," Daniel Williams wrote in an e-mail to the Federal Election Commission. Williams' electronic message was one of 134 comments received by the FEC about proposals to ban so-called...
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Across the region

...Statehouse, but were joined by former Spartanburg police officer Dave Feliciano, who has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission but not raised any money.All four men signed papers vowing to support any challenger that makes it to a runoff...
Augusta candidate Eugene Yu took $50,000 in prohibited donations

...a phone interview Monday. "If anything, it was an honest mistake."Fundraising reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show Yu's campaign waited three months to disclose the prohibited contributions. Instead, the campaign reported...
How high does this go?

...was expected to fix the problem, Lerner wrote: "Everyone is up in arms because they don't like it. The Federal Election Commission can't do anything about it. They want the IRS to fix the problem."Sounds like more than a "smidgen...