A Federal Agency Inadvertently Just Gave Super PACs More Power
On Friday, the FEC announced they are deadlocked on key issues of how super PACs can work with campaigns — and made one critical decision regarding candidates fundraising for super PACS. The net effect could be an even blurrier line between campaigns and these committees that can raise unlimited cash.
The Time Lois Lerner Failed To Investigate A Major Al Gore Fundraiser At The FEC
When heading the FEC's enforcement office in the late 90's, the beleaguered IRS official was accused of failing to investigate a Democratic fundraiser. "When it recommended not pursuing the allegations against Mr. Glicken, the FEC staff specifically cited his close ties to the Vice-President, Vice-President Gore," Dan Burton (R-IN) said at the hearing.