FEC Commissioner Ravel Reponds to My Post About Commissioner Goodman and Partisan Bias

Yesterday I posted a link to an article quoting FEC Commissioner Goodman claiming that there are many more complaints against Republican and conservative campaign finance organizations than liberal and Democratic ones. I offered three potential reasons for the disparity. FEC Commissioner … Continue reading

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“The FEC, the Big Issues, and Getting Right a Few Basics–Like Disclosure”

Bauer: Public Citizen has concluded that the Federal Election Commission is failing.  Its shortcomings are “dramatic and uncharacteristic”, because they range across the entire field of their responsibilities in conducting audits; enforcing the law through investigations, settlements and lawsuits; and … Continue reading

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“Feds probing alleged voting rights violations involving disabled Californians”

LAT: Federal authorities are investigating allegations that California and its courts are unlawfully denying voting rights to some intellectually disabled residents, according to documents released Wednesday. Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice in Sacramento have requested records from Secretary … Continue reading

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