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  • Rules for Election Ads
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    Rules for Election Ads

    The Federal Election Commission (FEC) met to reform regulations after the Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life Supreme Court case. In this case, the Supreme Court found that the…

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  • Federal Election Commission Hearing
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    Federal Election Commission Hearing

    Members of the Federal Election Commission discussed “527” groups and their impact on federal elections. Groups such as MoveOn.org and Swift Boat Veterans For Truth have attracted wide-spread attention…

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  • Federal Election Commission Hearing
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    Federal Election Commission Hearing

    Members of the Federal Election Commission discussed a number of issues. They spoke about the legality of certain campaign financing maneuvers, as well as the regulation of “527” groups.

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  • Federal Election Commission Oversight
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    Federal Election Commission Oversight

    Three panels appeared before the Senate Rules Committee to address concerns over enforcement of campaign finance law. Senators McCain and Feingold testified on what they see as an unwillingness of the…

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  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Ms. Weintraub spoke via telephone about presidential campaign financing and expenditures.

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  • Campaign Finance Rules
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    Campaign Finance Rules

    Commissioners conducted an open meeting on the regulation and restriction of 527 groups. The “527” is taken from the section of the tax code that governs the operations of these…

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  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 2 Part 1
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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 2 Part 1

    On the second day of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of groups expressing their…

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  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 1
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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 1

    In the first of two days of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of groups expressing…

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  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 2 Part 2
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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 2 Part 2

    On the second day of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of groups expressing their…

    44 views
  • Political Committee Fundraising
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    Political Committee Fundraising

    Commissioners talked about proposed rule changes to regulate contributions to and expenditures of issue advocacy organizations, often referred to as 527 organizations because of their tax designation.…

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