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


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 Tuesday, shows the FEC staff’s reasoning in recommending an in-depth investigation of Crossroads GPS, which was founded by Karl Rove and others in 2010.

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