Senate panel advances controversial FEC appointee

Crabtree, Susan
September 2007
Hill;9/27/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 112, p8
The article discusses the investigation of Senate Rules Committee regarding the controversial Federal Election Commission (FEC) nominations in the U.S. It notes that legislators examined the legality of the appointment because it passes the floor without recommendations. Hans von Spakovsky's nomination became controversial because of his involvement with the 2006 firings of the U.S. attorneys and it is strongly objected by Chairman Dianne Feinstein.


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