More FEC Articles

  • FEC chair warns of chilling regulations, book ban on conservative publishers

    The chairman of the Federal Election Commission today blasted Democratic colleagues for imposing rules on the publisher of Rep. Paul Ryan's new book that could lead to a book ban.

  • McCutcheon hysterics should breathe deep and look at facts

    A new report analyzing the policy implications of the Supreme Court's biggest campaign finance case of the year, McCutcheon v. FEC, suggests that the controversy surrounding the decision is severely overblown. Prior to the case, few people seemed to care about, or even be aware of, aggregate...

  • Former congressman faces FEC complaint in primary fight

    Former Kansas Rep. Todd Tiahrt, the Republican primary challenger to incumbent Rep. Mike Pompeo, is accused of coordinating with a super PAC.

  • N.Y. congressional candidate wants to double as reality TV star

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Republican candidate seeking to dethrone U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney also wants to star in his very own reality television show as he campaigns. Nicholas Di Iorio recently filed an advisory opinion request with the Federal Election Commission, seeking...

  • Paul Ryan asks FEC for permission to buy his own book

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep Paul Ryan is asking the Federal Election Commission for permission to buy his own book with campaign funds. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin and his sponsored PAC, Prosperity Action, filed the request for an advisory opinion with the FEC on...

  • Crowdpac seeks confirmation from FEC to collect fees on political donations

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Instead of going to a candidate’s individual website to donate, Crowdpac wants to offer web surfers the opportunity to browse an array of candidates and donate on site. However, the Internet service company is first seeking approval from the Federal Election...

  • Watchdog group claims Federal Election Commission improperly denied FOIA request

    The Center for Competitive Politics on Monday sued the Federal Election Commission, alleging the FEC denied the group's Freedom of Information Act request for a document that "relates to a complaint against Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies that was dismissed last December." The document...



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