"I mean, think of it, do we want [Russian Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin or drug cartels to be influencing American elections? The commission shouldn't," FEC Chairwoman Ann Ravel said.
FEC kills effort to ban foreign donations to local initiatives →
"In my six months at the FEC I have never heard any partisan communications by either employees or commissioners," Ms. Ravel said.
Ex-Justice Stevens backs amendment on campaign funds →