TITLE

WHAT THE FEC?

AUTHOR(S)
Kroll, Andy
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Mother Jones;May/Jun2011, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the ineffective oversight of U.S. elections by the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The author briefly reviews the history of the FEC and its composition, and discusses delayed investigations into violations of campaign finance laws. The author concludes that reforming the FEC will be difficult because of the efforts of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Senate minority leader, to block reform-minded nominees to the FEC.
ACCESSION #
60016613

 

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