August 1979
National Review Bulletin;8/10/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 32, pB116
Focuses on the conflict between partisans and conservatives against the U.S. Senate Minority Leader Howard Baker over the issue of the nomination of New Jersey's Republican Frank Reiche to a Republican seat on the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC). Selection of Reiche by U.S. President Jimmy Carter from a list of seven names submitted by Baker and House Minority Leader John Rhodes; Need for maintaining a balance of three Republicans and three Democrats in the FEC, according to the FEC's campaign laws; Dependence of the opposition to Reiche's nomination on his six-year performance on the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission; Views of Donald Shasteen, administrative assistant to Senator Gordon Humphrey, over the issue of Reiche's nomination.


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