Category Archives: federal election commission

FEC Commissioner Weintraub Argues that Republican FEC Commissioners Blew It In Seeking To Dismiss Complaint Against Pro-Trump Super-Pac Involving $781 Million in Potentially Illegal Spending

Very interesting statement from Commissioner Weintraub about how Republican FEC commissioners—who have been trying to get rid of most serious cases of campaign finance violations on grounds of “prosecutorial discretion”—may have blown it in how they tried to apply it… Continue reading

Federal District Court, Reconsidering Earlier Order, Dismisses Complaint that FEC Failed to Go After Jeb Bush for Illegally Coordinating with His Super PAC

The court has held that the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 did not have standing to bring the complaint. The court’s earlier opinion explained the stakes: While Jeb Bush’s unsuccessful 2016 presidential campaign may seem like a footnote in… Continue reading