“Center files appeal with FEC to release counsel’s report”

CCP: “The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) filed an appeal today with the Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) after a Commission’s staff member denied the group’s request for release of a controversial agency document related to a complaint against Crossroads GPS … Continue reading

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Credit Ellen Weintraub for “Max PAC” Moniker

Eliza Newlin Carney, responding to this post, writes: “Max PAC” actually comes from FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub. She won the “Next Super PAC” contest organized by the Post’s Matea Gold for The Fix. See here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/04/17/announcing-the-winner-of-the-fixs-nextsuperpac-contest/?wprss=rss_campaigns For what it’s worth, … Continue reading

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“Crossroads GPS likely broke election law, FEC staff concluded”

WaPo: The legal staff of the Federal Election Commission concluded in a just-released document that Crossroads GPS, a nonprofit organization backing conservative causes, likely violated campaign finance rules. The law department’s 2012 conclusion, first reported by the Sunlight Foundation on … Continue reading

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